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Window Blind Sample (USA), ca. 1953

This is a Window blind sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated ca. 1953 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is synthetic threads, reeds and its technique is plain weave with unpaired and grouped warps. 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: 18 x 18 cm (7 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Window Blind Sample (USA), ca. 1953; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); synthetic threads, reeds; Warp x Weft: 18 x 18 cm (7 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin; 1972-75-123

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