Lili Blumenau collection

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.blumlili
Creators:
Blumenau, Lili
Dates:
1958
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A photograph (b&w) of Lili Blumenau at work at a loom, taken by David Vestal, undated; and a certificate "In Recognition of Public Service" issued by the United States Department of State to Blumenau for her "assistance in the American program for the Brussels Universal and International Exhibition, 1958."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Fiber artist.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2001 by the American Craft Museum as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America. [It is unclear to the Museum why the documents were in their files, and there is not indication whether the photograph was taken at the Brussels Exhibition or whether the two items are related.]

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Fiber artists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weavers -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women textile artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blumenau, Lili Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exposition universelle et internationale (1958 : Brussels, Belgium) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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