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1914

  • Work on this object began.

1924

  • Work on this object ended.

1938

  • We acquired this object.

2015

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Ribbon Sample (France), ca. 1919

This is a Ribbon sample. It is dated ca. 1919 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 twill 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.

It is inscribed

Labeled: Pat 8081

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Ribbon Sample (France), ca. 1919; silk, metallic thread; Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg; 1938-82-217-f

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