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1943

  • Work on this object began.

1948

  • We acquired this object.

1953

  • Work on this object ended.

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Hand-woven Sample For Drapery Fabric (USA)

This is a Hand-woven sample for drapery fabric. It was designed by Anni Albers and woven by Anni Albers. It is dated ca. 1948 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is silk, cotton, metallic and its technique is two intercrossed plain weave structures (double cloth) and taquete. 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: 26.7 x 19.3 cm (10 1/2 x 7 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Hand-woven Sample For Drapery Fabric (USA); Designed by Anni Albers (American, b. Germany, 1899–1994); silk, cotton, metallic; Warp x Weft: 26.7 x 19.3 cm (10 1/2 x 7 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1948-85-4

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