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1953

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1982

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Textile, Pythagoras, 1953

This is a Textile. It was produced by Knoll Textiles. It is dated 1953 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is cotton and its technique is screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of August Boj.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 280 x 126 cm (9 ft. 2 1/4 in. x 49 5/8 in.) Repeat H: 144.1 cm (56 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

KK "Pythagoras" Sven Markelius Design (printed in selvedge)

Cite this object as

Textile, Pythagoras, 1953; Produced by Knoll Textiles (United States); Sweden; cotton; H x W: 280 x 126 cm (9 ft. 2 1/4 in. x 49 5/8 in.) Repeat H: 144.1 cm (56 3/4 in.); Gift of August Boj; 1982-54-1

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