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Sample Book, Weaves from Exclusive Hand-Loom Originals by Dorothy Liebes, 1947

This is a Sample book. It was made by United Wallpaper Inc.. It is dated 1947 and we acquired it in 1947. Its medium is machine-printed paper, embossed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled From the Loom to the Wall.

This object was donated by United Wallpaper, Inc.. It is credited Gift of United Wallpaper, Inc..

Its dimensions are

H x W: 38 x 34.5 cm (14 15/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sample Book, Weaves from Exclusive Hand-Loom Originals by Dorothy Liebes, 1947; Made by United Wallpaper, Inc. ; USA; machine-printed paper, embossed; H x W: 38 x 34.5 cm (14 15/16 x 13 9/16 in.); Gift of United Wallpaper, Inc.; 1947-92-1-1/25

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Kitsch to Corbusier: Wallpapers from the 1950s.

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