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Towels (Sweden), 1955

This is a Towels. It was designed by Astrid Sampe. It is dated 1955 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is linen and its technique is plain weave with central stripe of 3/1 and 1\3 twill woven, 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): 67.5 x 46.5 cm (26 9/16 x 18 5/16 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 67.5 x 46.5 cm (26 9/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Towels (Sweden), 1955; Designed by Astrid Sampe (Swedish, 1909–2002); linen; Warp x Weft (a): 67.5 x 46.5 cm (26 9/16 x 18 5/16 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 67.5 x 46.5 cm (26 9/16 x 18 5/16 in.); Gift of David McFadden; 1986-67-2-a,b

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