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Sample (USA)

This is a Sample. It was designed by Else Regensteiner (American, b. Germany, 1906 – 2003) and manufactured by reg/wick Hand Woven Originals. It is dated 1948 and we acquired it in 2006. Its medium is wool, lurex and its technique is twill woven. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Helga Sinaiko. It is credited Gift of Helga Regensteiner Sinaiko.

  • Spirit With 3 Legs Brooch
  • woven silver and gold, agate.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-29

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 117.5 x 26.7 cm (46 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)

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Sample (USA); Designed by Else Regensteiner (American, b. Germany, 1906 – 2003); Manufactured by reg/wick Hand Woven Originals; wool, lurex; Warp x Weft: 117.5 x 26.7 cm (46 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.); Gift of Helga Regensteiner Sinaiko; 2006-29-6

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