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Textiles by Dorothy Leibus (1972) *

Artist/Designer: Dorothy Leibus

Project Location: New York, United States

Figure 1: Dorothy Leibes, Dorothy Leibes and Textiles. Source: Emma Brack. October 11th, Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : November 24, 2013 | Photographer: Emma Brack )
Figure 2: Textile sample, Dorothy Leibes (ca. 1955–58). Source: The MET, (1973). Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : December 17, 2018 | Photographer: The MET )
Figure 3: Pretty Penny, Dorothy Leibes (ca. 1947). Source: The MET, (1973). Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : December 17, 2018 | Photographer: The MET )
Figure 4: The Three Weaves, Dorothy Leibes (ca. 1946). Source: MOMA, (1973). Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : December 17, 2018 | Photographer: MOMA )
Figure 5: Drapery Fabric, Dorothy Leibes (ca. 1946). Source: MOMA, (1973). Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : December 17, 2018 | Photographer: MOMA )
Figure 6: Wall Textile, Dorothy Leibes (ca. 1946). Source: MOMA, (1973). Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : December 17, 2018 | Photographer: MOMA )

Style/Period(s):
Post Modern

Primary Material(s):
Fabric, Textile, Color

Function(s):
No Function Assigned.

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
1897, 20th Century, 1972

Additional Information:
Publications/Texts in Print:

Blaszczyk, Regina Lee. "Designing Synthetics, Promoting Brands: Dorothy Liebes, DuPont Fibres and Post-war American Interiors." Journal of Design History 21, no. 1 (2008): 75-99.

Rita Reif. "Retrospective for a Forward-Looking Artisan." New York Times (1923-Current File) (New York, N.Y.), 1970.

Winton, Alexandra Griffith. "COLOR AND PERSONALITY: Dorothy Liebes and American Design." Archives of American Art Journal 48, no. 1/2 (2009): 4-17.


Building Address: NA.

Significant Dates: Birth: October 14, 1897, Death September 20, 1972 [New York City]
1930 (First Studio Opened)
1937 (Collaboration with Frank Lloyd Wright)
1948 (New York City Studio Opened)

Supporting Staff/ Designers: NA.

Tags: Textile, Color, Weaving, Fabric Design, Textile Design.

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