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Sample (USA), ca. 1945

This is a Sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated ca. 1945 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is cotton, synthetic and its technique is 2/2 twill woven; white warps operate singly and red warps are alternately paired and single. 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: 21 x 22 cm (8 1/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

2176 c. 1945 Dorothy Liebes

Cite this object as

Sample (USA), ca. 1945; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); cotton, synthetic; Warp x Weft: 21 x 22 cm (8 1/4 x 8 11/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin; 1972-75-38

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