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Appliquéd cotton: Kandissone

Italian (Milan)
Designed by Alessandro Mendini (Italian, born in 1931), Studio Alchimia (Italian, established in 1976)

Object Place: Milan, Italy

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Appliquéd cotton

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Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Black dotted ground with central gold rectangle superimposed on various colored geometric shapes (turquoise, green, red, orange, yellow, pink, gold and lilac). Above and below rectangle are red and green jagged forms. Small green and pink squiggles on black ground near sides. Backed with plain black cotton.

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William Francis Warden Fund, made possible by the generous assistance of John Axelrod