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1955

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2020

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Textile, Imperial Seal

This is a Textile. It was designed by Laura Jean Allen and produced by Associated American Artists. It is dated 1955 and we acquired it in 2020. Its medium is cotton. It is a part of the department.

It is credited Gift of Ellen J. Katz.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 184 × 88.9 cm (72 7/16 in. × 35 in.)

It is inscribed

A Signature Fabric, "Imperial Seal," created by Laura Jean Allen of Associated American Artists © 1955.

Cite this object as

Textile, Imperial Seal; Designed by Laura Jean Allen (American, 1916 - 2003); cotton; H x W: 184 × 88.9 cm (72 7/16 in. × 35 in.); Gift of Ellen J. Katz; 2020-3-2

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