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1915

  • Work on this object began.

1938

  • We acquired this object.

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Textile, Midnight Sun, 1915

This is a Textile. It is dated 1915 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk, metallic and its technique is supplementary warp pile (velvet). 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: 99.8 x 79.1 cm (39 5/16 x 31 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Label: #6012 Velours Faconné Riche

Cite this object as

Textile, Midnight Sun, 1915; France; silk, metallic; H x W: 99.8 x 79.1 cm (39 5/16 x 31 1/8 in.); Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg; 1938-82-191-a

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