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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 a part of the department.

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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