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Textile, Gabon, 1982

This is a Textile. It was company: Memphis and designed by Nathalie Du Pasquier. It is dated 1982 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is cotton and its technique is discharge printed in 6 colors on bright red on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 402.5 x 154 cm (13 ft. 2 7/16 in. x 60 5/8 in.) Repeat H: 79 cm (31 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

in block letters along both edges. " Nathalie du Pasquier for Memphis - 1982 - Produced in Italy by Rainbow (copyright symbol) ".

Cite this object as

Textile, Gabon, 1982; Company: Memphis (Italy); Italy; cotton; Warp x Weft: 402.5 x 154 cm (13 ft. 2 7/16 in. x 60 5/8 in.) Repeat H: 79 cm (31 1/8 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 1990-31-1

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