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Panel

Panel

  • Place of origin:

    New York (made)

  • Date:

    1960-1965 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Liebes, Dorothy, born 1897 - died 1972 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven on a warp of rayon, nylon and cotton, painted wood

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Dorothy Liebes

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.264-1965

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Panel of hand-woven furnishing fabric, and woven on a warp of rayon, nylon and cotton with a metallic fill of painted wood.

Place of Origin

New York (made)

Date

1960-1965 (made)

Artist/maker

Liebes, Dorothy, born 1897 - died 1972 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Woven on a warp of rayon, nylon and cotton, painted wood

Dimensions

Width: 24 in, Length: 114.5 in

Object history note

This is a sample for a hand-woven blind with wooden dowel fill. It was designed for a country-house dining room looking out over a veranda.

(From a letter from Dorothy Liebes to Barbara J Morris, Assistant Keeper of Circulation, dated 21 May 1965)

Descriptive line

Panel of hand-woven furnishing fabric, designed by Dorothy Liebes, New York, ca. 1965

Techniques

Hand weaving

Categories

Textiles; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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