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Textile, Temple Rodef Shalom ark curtain trial, 1963–64

This is a textile. It was designed by Trude Guermonprez and woven by Trude Guermonprez. It is dated 1963–64 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is silk, metalized plastic film wrapped around a viscose rayon core, and flat metalized plastic yarns and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous supplementary weft patterning (brocade). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eric and Sylvia Elsesser and catalogued by Barbara Duggan. It is credited Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 193 x 94 cm (76 x 37 in.)

It is inscribed

Label sewn on bottom left hand corner, "Trude Guermonprez - Handwoven" Handwrittten hanging cardboard tag, "SYNAGOGUE SAMPLE (RODEF SHOLOM) (1963-64)"

Cite this object as

Textile, Temple Rodef Shalom ark curtain trial, 1963–64. silk, metalized plastic film wrapped around a viscose rayon core, and flat metalized plastic yarns. Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives. 1993-121-5.

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