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Sample (France), ca. 1919

This is a Sample. It was designed by Herman A. Elsberg. It is dated ca. 1919 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk and its technique is discontinuous supplementary weft (brocade) on georgette. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Unknown. It is credited Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg.

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

Cite this object as

Sample (France), ca. 1919. silk. Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg. 1938-82-34-a.

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