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Placemats, linenline collection, 1955

This is a Placemats. It was designed by Astrid Sampe and company: Almedahls. It is dated 1955 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is linen and its technique is 7&1 satin damask. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by David McFadden. It is credited Gift of David McFadden.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft (a): 31 x 51 cm (12 3/16 x 20 1/16 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 31 x 51 cm (12 3/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Paper label pasted on the back of A: " almedahls Halvlinne 18450/9 30 x 50

Cite this object as

Placemats, linenline collection, 1955; Designed by Astrid Sampe (Swedish, 1909–2002); Sweden; linen; Warp x Weft (a): 31 x 51 cm (12 3/16 x 20 1/16 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 31 x 51 cm (12 3/16 x 20 1/16 in.); Gift of David McFadden; 1986-67-1-a,b

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