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Textiles, Clerkenwell and Myddleton, 2014

This is a Textiles. It was designed by Wallace Sewell and produced by Designtex (American, founded 1961). It is dated 2014. Its medium is 100% wool. It is a part of the department.

A “planted” warp, in which multiple colors are arranged in an irregular pattern, is time-consuming and costly to set up on the loom. Master colorists Wallace Sewell designed four unique patterns on the same warp, one stripe and three Bauhaus-inspired grids patterns.

This object was donated by Designtex. It is credited Gift of Designtex Group.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 317.2 × 147 cm (10 ft. 4 7/8 in. × 57 7/8 in.) each

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color.

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