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1950

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1955

  • We acquired this object.

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Sample, Sesame, 1950–55

This is a Sample. It was designed by Jack Lenor Larsen and produced by Jack Lenor Larsen Incorporated. It is dated 1950–55 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is silk warp; viscose, jute, metallic, and cotton weft and its technique is woven. 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..

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 28.6 x 29.2 cm (11 1/4 x 11 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Sample, Sesame, 1950–55; Designed by Jack Lenor Larsen (American, b. 1927); USA; silk warp; viscose, jute, metallic, and cotton weft; Warp x Weft: 28.6 x 29.2 cm (11 1/4 x 11 1/2 in.); Gift of Jack Lenor Larsen, Inc.; 1955-61-5

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