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1940

  • Work on this object began.

1948

  • We acquired this object.

1950

  • Work on this object ended.

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Sample For Drapery Material (USA)

This is a Sample for drapery material. 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 cotton, rayon, metallic and its technique is two intercrossed plain weave structures (double cloth). It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W: 26 x 20 cm (10 1/4 x 7 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Sample For Drapery Material (USA); Designed by Anni Albers (American, b. Germany, 1899–1994); cotton, rayon, metallic; H x W: 26 x 20 cm (10 1/4 x 7 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1948-85-5

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

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