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1939

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1949

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Sample (USA), ca. 1944

This is a Sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated ca. 1944 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is synthetic and metallic yarns, plastic strip 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

H x W (sample): 17.1 x 17.8 cm (6 3/4 x 7 in.) H x W (card): 31.8 x 27.9 cm (12 1/2 x 11 in.)

It is inscribed

#1987 c.1944 Dorothy Liebes

Cite this object as

Sample (USA), ca. 1944; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); synthetic and metallic yarns, plastic strip; H x W (sample): 17.1 x 17.8 cm (6 3/4 x 7 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; 1972-75-34

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