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1915

  • Work on this object began.

1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1938

  • We acquired this object.

2017

2021

  • You found it!

Textile (France), ca. 1920

This is a Textile. It is dated ca. 1920 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is cut and voided supplementary warp pile (velvet) in a plain compound foundation. 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: 71.3 x 80.4 cm (28 1/16 x 31 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Labeled: #4146 Velours Imperial Rayé Or

Cite this object as

Textile (France), ca. 1920; silk, metallic thread; H x W: 71.3 x 80.4 cm (28 1/16 x 31 5/8 in.); Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg; 1938-82-195-c

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