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1940

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1948

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1950

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Handwoven Drapery Fabric (USA)

This is a Handwoven drapery fabric. It was designed by Anni Albers and woven by Anni Albers. It is dated ca. 1945 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is cellophane, cotton and its technique is plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 16 x 39.4 cm (6 5/16 x 15 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Handwoven Drapery Fabric (USA); Designed by Anni Albers (American, b. Germany, 1899–1994); cellophane, cotton; Warp x Weft: 16 x 39.4 cm (6 5/16 x 15 1/2 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1948-85-12

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Josef and Anni Albers: Designs for Living.

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