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Towel from 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

Title

Towel from Linnelinjen (Linen Line)

Origin

Sweden

Date

Original 1955

Medium

Linen and cotton, plain weave with stripes of twill weave

Dimensions

69.2 × 46.7 cm (27 1/4 × 18 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Astrid Sampe

Reference Number

1986.378

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