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Sample (Handbag Material)

A work made of nylon polyamide (three different forms), cotton, linen, cellulose film, and metal foil laminated in cellulose acetate film.

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  • A work made of nylon polyamide (three different forms), cotton, linen, cellulose film, and metal foil laminated in cellulose acetate film.

Date:

1956

Artist:

Designed by Dorothy Liebes (American, 1897-1972)
New York, United States

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Dorothy Liebes (Designer)

Title

Sample (Handbag Material)

Place

New York City (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.

Made 1956

Medium

Nylon polyamide (three different forms), cotton, linen, cellulose film, and metal foil laminated in cellulose acetate film

Dimensions

15.1 × 16.5 cm (6 × 6 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Liebes Design, Inc.

Reference Number

1972.1158f

Extended information about this artwork

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