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1938

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1939

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Sample (USA), 1938–39

This is a Sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated 1938–39 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is cotton, synthetic yarns, metallic yarns and its technique is 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 x 18.7 cm (7 7/8 x 7 3/8 in.) H x W (card): 31.8 x 27.9 cm (12 1/2 x 11 in.)

It is inscribed

#1109 c.1938-39 Dorothy Liebes

Cite this object as

Sample (USA), 1938–39; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); cotton, synthetic yarns, metallic yarns; H x W (sample): 20 x 18.7 cm (7 7/8 x 7 3/8 in.) H x W (card): 31.8 x 27.9 cm (12 1/2 x 11 in.); Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin; 1972-75-20

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