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Design for Fabric to Be Printed with Six Colors

M. Libert1920–40

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

Red, blue and yellow flower sprays with bright green leaves are featured randomly across a ground of white circular spaces with two short black lines at the centers; negative spaces between the circles are black. Across lower edge, in a band five centimeters wide the color way is reversed (black circular spaces with white negative spaces). Border lines drawn in graphite.

Details

  • Title: Design for Fabric to Be Printed with Six Colors
  • Creator: M. Libert
  • Date Created: 1920–40
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Gift of Max Wilner
  • Medium: Brush and gouache, graphite on white wove paper
  • Signed: Lower right attached to sheet: a paper strip with "LIBERT" embossed.
  • Paper Support: White wove paper
  • Inscribed: In pencil: "61," "S. 32," "6 col"
  • Dimensions: 38 x 32.4 cm (14 15/16 x 12 3/4 in.)

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