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1972

  • Work on this object began.

1973

  • We acquired this object.

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Textile, Korat

This is a Textile. It was designed by Jack Lenor Larsen and produced by Jack Lenor Larsen Incorporated. It is dated 1972 and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is silk and its technique is weft ikat. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Jack Lenor Larsen. It is credited Gift of Jack Lenor Larsen.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 277.5 x 99.7 cm (9 ft. 1 1/4 in. x 39 1/4 in.) selvedge to selvedge Repeat H: 36.8 cm (14 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black in the selvedge: "(X-2) Thai silk, woven in Thailand with 100% pure silk (X-2)

Cite this object as

Textile, Korat; Designed by Jack Lenor Larsen (American, b. 1927); Thailand; silk; Warp x Weft: 277.5 x 99.7 cm (9 ft. 1 1/4 in. x 39 1/4 in.) selvedge to selvedge Repeat H: 36.8 cm (14 1/2 in.); Gift of Jack Lenor Larsen; 1973-54-8

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