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1950

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1951

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Sample (USA), 1950–51

This is a Sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated 1950–51 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is cotton, synthetic 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: 16 x 25.5 cm (6 5/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

N.Y. 207 c. 1950 Dorothy Liebes 1951

Cite this object as

Sample (USA), 1950–51; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); cotton, synthetic; Warp x Weft: 16 x 25.5 cm (6 5/16 x 10 1/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin; 1972-75-79

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