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Textile (France), ca. 1925

This is a Textile. It was manufactured by Paul Dumas. It is dated ca. 1925 and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is cotton and its technique is screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

The pattern of this textile, which incorporates influences from Léger to the Wiener Werkstätte, was also used for wallpaper on view at the 1925 Paris Exposition. The textile and wallcoverings manufacturer Paul Dumas also produced work for Paul Poiret’s decorating workshop Atelier Martine.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. Germaine Little.

  • Day Dress, 1919–20
  • floral printed cotton, trimmed with silk velvet.
  • Lent by Museum of the City of New York. Gift of Katherine Cortesi Armstrong,....
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Its dimensions are

H x W: 102 x 75 cm (40 3/16 x 29 1/2 in.)

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Textile (France), ca. 1925; Manufactured by Paul Dumas (French, 1865 - ca. 1940); cotton; H x W: 102 x 75 cm (40 3/16 x 29 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. Germaine Little; 1968-110-98

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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