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Object Timeline

1940

  • Work on this object began.

1960

  • Work on this object ended.

1984

  • We acquired this object.

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Sample (USA)

This is a Sample. It was made for General Motors. It is dated 1940–60 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is linen, wool and its technique is plain weave, every fourth row is knotted pile. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Marianne Strengell.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 24 x 19 cm (9 7/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Sample (USA); Made for General Motors ; linen, wool; Warp x Weft: 24 x 19 cm (9 7/16 x 7 1/2 in.); Gift of Marianne Strengell; 1984-111-56

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