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Bikupan (Beehive) (Sample of Furnishing Fabric)

A work made of cotton, gilt strip, rayon and fiberglass, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts.

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  • A work made of cotton, gilt strip, rayon and fiberglass, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts.

Date:

1949

Artist:

Designed by Astrid Sampe (Swedish, 1909–2002)
Sweden

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Samuel A. Marx (Designer)

Title

Bikupan (Beehive) (Sample of Furnishing Fabric)

Place

Sweden (Object made in)

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Made 1949

Medium

Cotton, gilt strip, rayon and fiberglass, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts

Dimensions

26.5 × 20.5 cm (10 1/2 × 8 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Astrid Sampe

Reference Number

1986.370

Extended information about this artwork

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