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1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1956

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

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Dress Silk (France), ca. 1900

This is a Dress silk. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is silk and its technique is jacquard woven. with one warp (grey) and one weft (grey) a variey of bindings used for tone. the most warp-faced area is a 7&1 satin. loomed width: 23 inches. It is a part of the Textiles department.

  • Textile, Kibiso Hairline, 2011
  • dobby loom woven 100% silk (raw silk and kibiso).
  • Courtesy of NUNO Corporation, Tsuruoka Fabric Industry Cooperative, and....
  • 89.2015.15

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Dress Silk (France), ca. 1900; silk; 1956-82-2-a,b

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