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Textile (USA), ca. 1952

This is a Textile. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated ca. 1952 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is cotton, rayon, silk, metallic yarns and its technique is hand woven 3/1 twill. 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: 289.5 x 104 cm (9 ft. 6 in. x 40 15/16 in.)

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Textile (USA), ca. 1952; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); cotton, rayon, silk, metallic yarns; Warp x Weft: 289.5 x 104 cm (9 ft. 6 in. x 40 15/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin; 1972-75-5

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