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1964

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2019

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Photograph, Works by Lenore Tawney displayed in the Cooper Union Museum exhibition, The Wonders of Thread, 1964

This is a Photograph. It was textile artist: Lenore Tawney. It is dated 1964. It is a part of the Smithsonian Libraries department.

The Wonders of Thread: A Gift of Textiles from the Collection of Elizabeth Gordon was a Cooper Union Museum exhibition held from December 12, 1964 through February 23, 1965. The Wonders of Thread featured primarily 20th-century textiles produced by leading craftsmen from Japan, Scandinavia, and the United States. The pieces on display were visually exciting and stressed technical refinement. The 100 pieces were a bequest from the collection of Elizabeth Gordon, former editor of House Beautiful magazine.

It is credited Collection of Smithsonian Institution Libraries.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 25.4 × 20.5 cm (10 in. × 8 1/16 in.)

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