Object Timeline

1943

  • Work on this object began.

1953

  • Work on this object ended.

1972

  • We acquired this object.

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Sample (USA)

This is a Sample. 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 synthetic and its technique is twill 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

Warp x Weft (sample): 18 x 17 cm (7 1/16 x 6 11/16 in.) H x W (card): 31.8 x 27.9 cm (12 1/2 x 11 in.)

It is inscribed

#2439 c. 1948 Dorothy Liebes

Cite this object as

Sample (USA); Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); synthetic; Warp x Weft (sample): 18 x 17 cm (7 1/16 x 6 11/16 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; 1972-75-68

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