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86/1022 Textile length, 'Letraset', screen-printed cotton, designed by Ettore Sottsass for Memphis, made by Rainbow, 1983. Click to enlarge.

'Letraset' textile length designed by Ettore Sottsass

Designed
White cotton textile length, screen-printed in black and blue with a design titled 'Letraset'. The design features a random pattern of blue bullet shapes on a black ground. Both selvedges are present.

Summary

Object No.

86/1022

Object Statement

Textile length, 'Letraset', screen-printed cotton, designed by Ettore Sottsass for Memphis, made by Rainbow, 1983

Physical Description

White cotton textile length, screen-printed in black and blue with a design titled 'Letraset'. The design features a random pattern of blue bullet shapes on a black ground. Both selvedges are present.

Marks

Manufacturer's mark inscribed along both selvedges, screen-printed in blue "ETTORE SOTTSASS FOR MEMPHIS - 1983 - PRODUCED IN ITALY BY RAINBOW R (registered trademark symbol)".

Dimensions

Width

1530 mm

Production

Notes

Designed by Ettore Sottsass for Memphis, Italy, 1983

Produced by Rainbow, Italy.

The date is printed on the selvedge edges.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1986

Acquisition Date

1 August 1986

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Letraset' textile length designed by Ettore Sottsass 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 February 2021, <https://ma.as/54128>

Wikipedia

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