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1915

  • Work on this object began.

1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1938

  • We acquired this object.

2017

2019

  • 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 satin weave with discontinuous supplementary weft and cut supplementary weft 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 (e): 27.3 × 89.2 cm (10 3/4 × 35 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Labeled: #4380 Satin Metal Pekin Broché Velours Directoire

Cite this object as

Textile (France), ca. 1920; silk, metallic thread; H x W (e): 27.3 × 89.2 cm (10 3/4 × 35 1/8 in.); Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg; 1938-82-58-e

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