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Towel from the Linnelinjen (Linen Line)

A work made of linen and cotton, plain weave with stripes of twill weave.

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  • A work made of linen and cotton, plain weave with stripes of twill weave.

Date:

1955 (reproduced 1984)

Artist:

Designed by Astrid Sampe (Swedish, 1909–2002)
Originally marketed by Nordiska Kopaniet’s Textilkammare
Originally produced by Almedahls AB
Reintroduced and marketed by the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
Reproduced by Klässbols Linneväveri AB
Sweden

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Astrid Sampe (Designer)

Title

Towel from the Linnelinjen (Linen Line)

Place

Sweden (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Original 1955

Medium

Linen and cotton, plain weave with stripes of twill weave

Dimensions

70.9 × 47.1 cm (27 7/8 × 18 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Astrid Sampe

Reference Number

1986.377

Extended information about this artwork

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