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1950

  • Work on this object began.

1955

  • Work on this object ended.

1956

  • We acquired this object.

2012

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Textile, Big Apple, 1950–55

This is a Textile. It was designed by Cheney Studios and made for Cheney, Greef & Company Inc.. It is dated 1950–55 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is cotton and its technique is screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Cheney, Greef & Company Inc..

  • Apple, 2015
  • nickel-plated plastic.
  • Courtesy of Thom Browne.
  • 74.2015.12

Its dimensions are

H x W: 78 x 91 cm (30 11/16 x 35 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Big Apple, 1950–55; Designed by Cheney Studios ; USA; cotton; H x W: 78 x 91 cm (30 11/16 x 35 13/16 in.); 1956-135-3

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