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1930

  • Work on this object ended.

1938

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2020

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Textile (Italy), 1900–30

This is a Textile. It was designed by Mariano Fortuny. It is dated 1900–30 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is warp: foundation cotton, pile silk; weft: cotton and its technique is printed on supplementary warp pile (velvet). It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 500 x 95 cm (16 ft. 4 7/8 in. x 37 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (Italy), 1900–30; Designed by Mariano Fortuny (Spanish, active Italy, 1871 - 1949); warp: foundation cotton, pile silk; weft: cotton; H x W: 500 x 95 cm (16 ft. 4 7/8 in. x 37 3/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1226-b

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