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Window Blind Sample (USA), ca. 1950

This is a Window blind sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated ca. 1950 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is cotton, synthetic yarns, reeds and its technique is plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 24 x 21.5 cm (9 7/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

3166B c. 1950 CR/M price solid warp for framing Dorothy Liebes

Cite this object as

Window Blind Sample (USA), ca. 1950; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); cotton, synthetic yarns, reeds; Warp x Weft: 24 x 21.5 cm (9 7/16 x 8 7/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin; 1972-75-118

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