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What is this?

Six samples of georgette crepe, in solid colors with brocaded design. Angular stems with ornamental leaves in gold. Separate sprays of fruit and blossoms in silver. Both selvedges present on all samples.

This is a textile samples from France. It is dated ca. 1919 and we acquired it in 1938. Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: silk technique: discontinuous supplementary weft (brocade) on georgette

Its dimensions are

H x W: 100 x 108 cm (39 3/8 x 42 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Labeled: #7049 Georgette Branche Or et Argent

This object was designed by Herman A. Elsberg

This object was bequest of Anonymous

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