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What is this?

Turquoise satin ground with design of jelly fish, sea-horses, star-fish, coral and other marine forms in bright violet and white.

This is a textile from France. It is dated ca. 1924 and we acquired it in 1931. Gift of Anonymous Donor. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: warp: mercerized cotton? weft: viscose rayon technique: compound satin weave label: mercerized cotton and rayon compound satin

Its dimensions are

H x W: 201.9 x 130.2 cm (79 1/2 x 51 1/4 in.)

Tassinari & Chatel was the manufacturer and Yvonne Clarinval was the designer and Anonymous was the donor of this object.

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