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Sample (USA), 1954

This is a Sample. It was designed by Jack Lenor Larsen and produced by Jack Lenor Larsen Incorporated. It is dated 1954 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is cotton, viscose, silk, wool, metallic, linen, jute, chenille and its technique is plain weave with warp and weft float patterning. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Jack Lenor Larsen Incorporated. It is credited Gift of Jack Lenor Larsen, Inc..

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Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 17.8 x 17.8 cm (7 x 7 in.)

Cite this object as

Sample (USA), 1954; Designed by Jack Lenor Larsen (American, b. 1927); cotton, viscose, silk, wool, metallic, linen, jute, chenille; Warp x Weft: 17.8 x 17.8 cm (7 x 7 in.); Gift of Jack Lenor Larsen, Inc.; 1955-61-11

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