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Textile, ca. 1950

This is a Textile. It was designed by Marion Dorn and manufactured by Jud Williams, Inc.. It is dated ca. 1950 and we acquired it in 2018. Its medium is cotton warp, viscose rayon and cellulose diacetate weft. It is a part of the department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 274.3 × 140.3 cm (9 ft. × 55 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

On selvedges: "Vat Colors Jud Williams Inc." "Designed by Marion Dorn"

Cite this object as

Textile, ca. 1950; Designed by Marion Dorn Kauffer ((American, 1896–1964)); cotton warp, viscose rayon and cellulose diacetate weft; H x W: 274.3 × 140.3 cm (9 ft. × 55 1/4 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 2018-23-1

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