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Textile, Dobeckmun Dazzle, ca. 1948

This is a Textile. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated ca. 1948 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is cotton, synthetic, metallic and its technique is uncut loops of a supplementary warp in a 2/2 twill foundation (velvet); hand woven. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 293.1 × 128 cm (9 ft. 7 3/8 in. × 50 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Dobeckmun Dazzle, ca. 1948; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); USA; cotton, synthetic, metallic; H x W: 293.1 × 128 cm (9 ft. 7 3/8 in. × 50 3/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin; 1972-75-4

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