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Textile, Capitals

This is a Textile. It is dated 1950–59 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is cotton and its technique is screen printed on plain weave with overtwisted yarns. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Funds.

  • Mount (France)
  • cast and gilt bronze mounted on carved wood block.
  • Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Alexander.
  • 1907-1-40
  • Object ID #18540895
  • pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash on white laid paper, lined .
  • Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.
  • 1938-88-3388

Its dimensions are

H x W: 162.6 x 120.7 cm (64 x 47 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Guaranteed to be Vat Colors and Pre-Shrunk (printed in selvedge)

Cite this object as

Textile, Capitals; USA; cotton; H x W: 162.6 x 120.7 cm (64 x 47 1/2 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Funds; 1995-48-1

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