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Collection: Alice Mattil Collection
Object Id Number: 00.20.40
Object Name: sample, woven
Description: Sample - Window blind or placemat. Woven using cattail rushes in warp along with jute fibers. Weft yarns are olive, cream and blue and are woven in stripes/bands so warp shows.

Alice Mattil made several samples (see "related objects") of placemats and window blinds. A note with the objects reads, "I did many placemats and window blinds for family and friends. I experimented for weavings using natural Kansas materials."
Subjects: Natural Material - Non fiber (i.e. wood, bamboo strip)/Natural Fiber - Jute (Udf1)
Yarn dyed (Udf5)
Stripes (Udf6)
Natural Fiber - Cotton (Udf7)
Artifact (Udf10)
Artist: Mattil, Alice
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