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Date: 1939 - 1960
Country: United States of America
Continent: North America
Title: Textura Prima Solida
Technique: screen print, weaving
Material: cotton
Artist: Testa, Angelo
Dimensions: 26 x 24 in. (66 x 62 cm)
Credit: Gift from the Estate of Professor Helen Louise Allen
Accession Number: P.R.US.0140


Comments: "Textura Prima Solid"

Cotton off-white yardage with red geometric motifs printed on it.  Motifs are rounded edge squares with segments removed, arranged in even rows.

Selvege reads: "Textura by Testa, Textura Prima Solida #100-S"

Bibliography List
This object has the following bibliographic references:
  • Bosker, Mancini, Gramstad. Fabulous Fabrics of the 50's(and Other Terrific Textiles of 20's,30's,40's). , 1992.
  • Lesley Jackson. New Look: Design in the Fifties, The. , 1991.
  • Mary Schoeser. Fabrics and Wallpapers: Twentieth-Century Design. Dutton. New York , 1986. Page Number: 85-86.

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