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1944

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Sample (USA), ca. 1949

This is a Sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated ca. 1949 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is synthetic, cotton? and its technique is plain weave. 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: 18.5 x 24 cm (7 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

NY29 c. 1949 Dorothy Liebes

Cite this object as

Sample (USA), ca. 1949; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); synthetic, cotton?; Warp x Weft: 18.5 x 24 cm (7 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin; 1972-75-76

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