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Textile, Alphabet ABC, 1920

This is a Textile. It was designed by Haarlemsche Katoenmaatschappij and manufactured by Vlisco. It is dated 1920 and we acquired it in 2017. Its medium is 100% cotton and its technique is wax-resist printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Vlisco. It is credited Gift of Vlisco Netherlands B.V..

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 358.1 × 120 cm (11 ft. 9 in. × 47 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

14/0017 Guaranteed Dutch Wax Vlisco Vertiable Wax Hollandais Vlisco (printed in selvedge)

Cite this object as

Textile, Alphabet ABC, 1920; Designed by Haarlemsche Katoenmaatschappij ; Netherlands; 100% cotton; Warp x Weft: 358.1 × 120 cm (11 ft. 9 in. × 47 1/4 in.); Gift of Vlisco Netherlands B.V.; 2017-57-8

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