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1962

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1967

  • Work on this object ended.

2019

2021

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Sample, Benin Brocade

This is a Sample. It was designed by Jack Lenor Larsen and produced by Jack Lenor Larsen Incorporated. It is dated 1962–1967 and we acquired it in 2019. Its medium is 53% wool, 18% nylon, 15% rayon, 14% silk. It is a part of the department.

It is credited Gift of Andrew Van Styn from the estate of Don Magner.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 44.1 × 42.2 cm (17 3/8 × 16 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Sample, Benin Brocade; Designed by Jack Lenor Larsen (American, b. 1927); 53% wool, 18% nylon, 15% rayon, 14% silk; H x W: 44.1 × 42.2 cm (17 3/8 × 16 5/8 in.); Gift of Andrew Van Styn from the estate of Don Magner; 2019-28-88

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