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Sample (USA), ca. 1953

This is a Sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated ca. 1953 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is synthetic fiber 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: 19.1 x 19.4 cm (7 1/2 x 7 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

#5054 c.1953 Property of Dorothy Liebes Studio

Cite this object as

Sample (USA), ca. 1953; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); synthetic fiber; Warp x Weft: 19.1 x 19.4 cm (7 1/2 x 7 5/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin; 1972-75-91

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