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1940

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Textile (USA)

This is a Textile. It was company: F. Schumacher & Co.. It is dated ca. 1945 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is nylon and its technique is damasee. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. R. Curt Hasenclever.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 70 x 63 cm (27 9/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

arrived with attached label,"DAMASK. One of the first all-Nylon Damasks woven- circa 1940. Draperies in Mayor's Office, New York City Hall - 1945.

Cite this object as

Textile (USA); Company: F. Schumacher & Co. (United States); nylon; Warp x Weft: 70 x 63 cm (27 9/16 x 24 13/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. R. Curt Hasenclever; 1979-9-5

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