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1989

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Fabric Length, Galaxis

This is a Fabric length. It was designed by Angelika Gilberg and made by Taunus Textildruck Zimmer and made for TISCA. It is dated possibly 1989 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is 53% viscose, 47% cotton and its technique is screen printed on jacquard woven fabric. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Taunus Textildruk Zimmer.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 404 x 145 cm (13 ft. 3 1/16 in. x 57 1/16 in.) Repeat H: 92 cm (36 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

along left selvedge, nine registration circles. along right selvedge, "tisca, GALAXIS DESIGN, ANGELIKA GILBERG", arrow, nine registration circles and "ANGELIKA GILBERG" again.

Cite this object as

Fabric Length, Galaxis; Designed by Angelika Gilberg (German, b. 1953); Germany; 53% viscose, 47% cotton; Warp x Weft: 404 x 145 cm (13 ft. 3 1/16 in. x 57 1/16 in.) Repeat H: 92 cm (36 1/4 in.); Gift of Taunus Textildruk Zimmer; 1990-105-6

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