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1940

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1948

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Textile, Silk Tweed, 1940–48

This is a Textile. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and manufactured by Goodall Worsted Company. It is dated 1940–48 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is 100% silk and its technique is twill woven. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 52.3 x 84.3 cm (20 9/16 x 33 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Silk Tweed, 1940–48; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); USA; 100% silk; Warp x Weft: 52.3 x 84.3 cm (20 9/16 x 33 3/16 in.); 1948-26-23

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