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Lurex Thread Waste

This is a Lurex thread waste.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Luisa Cevese as part of Scraps.

It is dated 2015. Its medium is lurex.

It is credited Courtesy of The Lurex Company Limited.

  • Textile, Gold Ripple-Wave
  • cotton, rayon, lurex.
  • Museum Purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program....
  • 1998-56-1
  • Textile (USA)
  • cotton, plastic strips, lurex (colored film-coated foil).
  • Gift of Anni Albers.
  • 1967-55-3

Its dimensions are

H x W: 8.9 × 33 × 40.6 cm (3 1/2 in. × 13 in. × 16 in.) approx.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Scraps.

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