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Sample (USA), 1947

This is a Sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated 1947 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is wool, leather, silk and its technique is plain weave with grouped warps. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W (sample): 15.2 x 19.1 cm (6 x 7 1/2 in.) H x W (card): 34.9 x 27.9 cm (13 3/4 x 11 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, lower left: #C-113; lower right: DOROTHY LIEBES

Cite this object as

Sample (USA), 1947; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); wool, leather, silk; H x W (sample): 15.2 x 19.1 cm (6 x 7 1/2 in.) H x W (card): 34.9 x 27.9 cm (13 3/4 x 11 in.); 1948-26-13

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