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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. 1954 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is cotton and synthetic fiber and its technique is plain weave. 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: 22.9 x 14.6 cm (9 in. x 5 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Dorothy Liebes #5158 c.1954

Cite this object as

Sample (USA); Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); cotton and synthetic fiber; Warp x Weft: 22.9 x 14.6 cm (9 in. x 5 3/4 in.); Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin; 1972-75-95

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