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Textile (USA), ca. 1944

This is a Textile. It was designed by Anni Albers and woven by Anni Albers. It is dated ca. 1944 and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is cotton, plastic strips, lurex (colored film-coated foil) and its technique is plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Anni Albers. It is credited Gift of Anni Albers.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Object ID #404576393
  • cotton, wool, polyester, mohair.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Maylene Syracuse.
  • 2016-18-1

Its dimensions are

H x W: 121 x 92.1 cm (47 5/8 x 36 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (USA), ca. 1944; Designed by Anni Albers (American, b. Germany, 1899–1994); cotton, plastic strips, lurex (colored film-coated foil); H x W: 121 x 92.1 cm (47 5/8 x 36 1/4 in.); Gift of Anni Albers; 1967-55-3

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Energizing the Everyday: Gifts From the George R. Kravis II Collection.

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