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Textile, LETRASET, 1983

This is a Textile. It was company: Memphis and designed by Ettore Sottsass. It is dated 1983 and we acquired it in 1990. Its technique is discharge screen print. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 400.5 x 152 cm (13 ft. 1 11/16 in. x 59 13/16 in.) Repeat H: 40.5 x 32 cm (15 15/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

on selvedge: Ettore Sottsass for Memphis - 1983 - produced in Italy by Rainbow.

Cite this object as

Textile, LETRASET, 1983; Company: Memphis (Italy); Italy; Warp x Weft: 400.5 x 152 cm (13 ft. 1 11/16 in. x 59 13/16 in.) Repeat H: 40.5 x 32 cm (15 15/16 x 12 5/8 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 1990-31-3

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