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1930

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1939

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Textile, 1930–39

This is a Textile. It was designed by Donald Deskey. It is dated 1930–39 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is linen and its technique is plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Stephen Deskey.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 135.9 x 129.5 cm (53 1/2 x 51 in.)

It is inscribed

Attached manufacturer's label, "Design - Plaid Linen - Pat.No. 1445/2 - Width 50" - Hand Printed Linens - All Pure Flax."

Cite this object as

Textile, 1930–39; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); linen; H x W: 135.9 x 129.5 cm (53 1/2 x 51 in.); Gift of Stephen Deskey; 1998-5-6

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