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1945

  • Work on this object began.

1955

  • Work on this object ended.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

2013

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Samples (USA), ca. 1950

This is a Samples. It is dated ca. 1950 and we acquired it in 1993. Its technique is two intercrossed plain weave structures (double cloth). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eric and Sylvia Elsesser. It is credited Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft (a): 49.5 x 14 cm (19 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 50.8 x 14 cm (20 in. x 5 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Samples (USA), ca. 1950; Warp x Weft (a): 49.5 x 14 cm (19 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 50.8 x 14 cm (20 in. x 5 1/2 in.); Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives; 1993-121-21-a,b

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