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1971

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1973

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Sample, Crown Silk

This is a Sample. It was designed by Jack Lenor Larsen and produced by Jack Lenor Larsen Incorporated. It is dated 1971 and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is cotton, silk and its technique is continuous supplementary wefts in a gauze weave foundation, wefts hand-cut at pattern edges. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 61.6 x 92.7 cm (24 1/4 x 36 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Sample, Crown Silk; Designed by Jack Lenor Larsen (American, b. 1927); India; cotton, silk; Warp x Weft: 61.6 x 92.7 cm (24 1/4 x 36 1/2 in.); Gift of Jack Lenor Larsen, Inc.; 1973-67-8

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