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Sampler (Furnishing Fabric)

A work made of linen and cotton; rayon and acetate bouclé, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps.

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  • A work made of linen and cotton; rayon and acetate bouclé, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps.

Date:

1955/65

Artist:

Designed by Else Regensteiner (American, born Germany, 1906–2003) and Julia McVicker (American, 1906–1990)
Produced by reg/wick studio (American, 1945–1980)
Manufactured by Forster Textile Mills, Inc.
United States, Illinois, Chicago Heights

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Else Regensteiner (Designer)

Title

Sampler (Furnishing Fabric)

Place

Chicago Heights (Object made in)

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Made 1955–1965

Medium

Linen and cotton; rayon and acetate bouclé, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps

Dimensions

a: 78.8 × 22.9 cm (31 × 9 in.); b: 131.4 × 24.7 cm (51 3/4 × 9 3/4 in.); c: 2.2 × 21.5 cm (3/4 × 8 1/2 in.); d: 109.7 × 22.9 cm (43 1/4 × 9 in.); e: 6 × 20.8 cm (2 3/8 × 8 1/4 in.); f: 82.5 × 23.2 cm (32 1/2 × 9 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Else Regensteiner

Reference Number

1996.517a-f

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