Liebes, Dorothy Wright

Liebes, Dorothy Wright

(1899–1972) textile designer; born in Guerneville, Calif. Opening her own studio (1930) to design handwoven textiles for decorators and architects, she pioneered the use of machine techniques and exotic colors and materials.
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