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Textile, Balustrade, 1956

This is a Textile. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated 1956 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is cotton and its technique is machine made on the nottingham lace machine. 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: 195 x 46 cm (6 ft. 4 3/4 in. x 18 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Balustrade, 1956; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); USA; cotton; Warp x Weft: 195 x 46 cm (6 ft. 4 3/4 in. x 18 1/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin; 1972-75-6

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