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Fri, 06 Dec 2019 15:00:38 +0000
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damask
geometrical forms
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<img width="640" height="621" src="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/343867_3d306216944e7323_b-700x679.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Image features a linen damask napkin with a geometric design of interlocking squares along one edge, in light tawny brown. 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/2019/12/343867_3d306216944e7323_b-700x679.jpg 700w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/343867_3d306216944e7323_b-300x291.jpg 300w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/343867_3d306216944e7323_b-170x165.jpg 170w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/343867_3d306216944e7323_b.jpg 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="36845" data-permalink="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2019/12/06/doras-damask/343867_3d306216944e7323_b/" data-orig-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/343867_3d306216944e7323_b.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,994" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&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="343867_3d306216944e7323_b" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/343867_3d306216944e7323_b-300x291.jpg" data-large-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/343867_3d306216944e7323_b-700x679.jpg" />The name Dora Jung (Finnish, 1906-1980) is closely associated with damask weaving, a technique in which the shiny face of satin weave and its matte reverse are manipulated to create subtle patterns. Over the course of her long career, Jung developed a variety of new techniques in damask patterning though her experiments in hand-weaving wall...
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