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1930

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1940

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Sample (USA), ca. 1935

This is a Sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated ca. 1935 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is rayon, synthetic yarns and its technique is plain weave and 2/2 twill woven. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W (sample): 20.3 × 21 cm (8 in. × 8 1/4 in.) H x W (card): 31.8 x 27.9 cm (12 1/2 in. x 11 in.)

It is inscribed

Dorothy Liebes #1072 c.1935

Cite this object as

Sample (USA), ca. 1935; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); rayon, synthetic yarns; H x W (sample): 20.3 × 21 cm (8 in. × 8 1/4 in.) H x W (card): 31.8 x 27.9 cm (12 1/2 in. x 11 in.); Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin; 1972-75-18

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