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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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Hand-woven Sample (USA)

This is a Hand-woven sample. 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, linen, metallic and its technique is bands of plain weave alternating with bands of gauze 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: 86.4 × 63.5 cm (34 × 25 in.)

Cite this object as

Hand-woven Sample (USA); Designed by Anni Albers (American, b. Germany, 1899–1994); cotton, linen, metallic; Warp x Weft: 86.4 × 63.5 cm (34 × 25 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1948-85-7

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