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Textile, Leaves of Grass, 1946

This is a Textile. It was designed by Marion Dorn Kauffer and manufactured by Silkar Studios Inc.. It is dated 1946 and we acquired it in 2018. Its medium is silk.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 365.8 × 124.5 cm (12 ft. × 49 in.)

It is inscribed

(printed in selvedge) Leaves of Grass by Marion V. Dorn

Cite this object as

Textile, Leaves of Grass, 1946; Designed by Marion Dorn Kauffer ((American, 1896–1964)); silk; H x W: 365.8 × 124.5 cm (12 ft. × 49 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 2018-17-1

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