Textile, "Rodef Shalom synagogue curtain trial", 1963–64 Medium: silk, metalized plastic film wrapped around a viscose rayon core, and flat metalized plastic yarns Technique: plain weave with discontinuous supplementary weft patterning (brocade) Label: brocaded silk and synthetic metallic yarns. Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives. 1993-121-5.
What is this?
Curtain panel woven in off-white silk with gold metallic wefts which form open vertical stripes. With brocaded squares of yellow, pink, orange and purple densely applied at the top and more sparsely in the lower two-thirds.