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Published Date:
Fri, 29 Mar 2019 14:00:43 +0000
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abstract
block print
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tree
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<img width="640" height="917" src="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/329324_0dbff2b9f504d007_b-700x1003.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Image features: Lined drape with a hand block printed checkerboard design of two abstracted tree designs. In tan, brown and green on a beige ground. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset="https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/329324_0dbff2b9f504d007_b-700x1003.jpg 700w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/329324_0dbff2b9f504d007_b-209x300.jpg 209w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/329324_0dbff2b9f504d007_b-164x235.jpg 164w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/329324_0dbff2b9f504d007_b.jpg 715w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="33274" data-permalink="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2019/03/29/checkered-flower/329324_0dbff2b9f504d007_b/" data-orig-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/329324_0dbff2b9f504d007_b.jpg" data-orig-size="715,1024" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;Matt Flynn&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;Image may not be reproduced without authorization from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;}" data-image-title="329324_0dbff2b9f504d007_b" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/329324_0dbff2b9f504d007_b-209x300.jpg" data-large-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/329324_0dbff2b9f504d007_b-700x1003.jpg" />The Milwaukee Handicraft Project&#8217;s block printing unit developed as an off-shoot of the bookbinding unit, when the designers there decided to decorate their book covers with linoleum block prints. This quickly evolved into the creation of printed yardage. Barbara Warren was among the graduates of the Milwaukee Teacher&#8217;s College art department who served as designer/supervisor,...
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