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1954

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Sample (USA), 1953–54

This is a Sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated 1953–54 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is cotton and synthetic fiber and its technique is 2/2 twill woven. 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: 22.2 x 20.3 cm (8 3/4 in. x 8 in.)

It is inscribed

#5001-A c. 1953-54 Dorothy Liebes

Cite this object as

Sample (USA), 1953–54; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); cotton and synthetic fiber; Warp x Weft: 22.2 x 20.3 cm (8 3/4 in. x 8 in.); Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin; 1972-75-92

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