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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1929

  • Work on this object ended.

1965

  • We acquired this object.

2013

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2021

  • You found it!

Chair Seat Covers (France), 1920–29

This is a Chair seat covers. It was designed by Paul Poiret. It is dated 1920–29 and we acquired it in 1965. Its medium is wool, silk and its technique is tapestry weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of William E. Katzenbach.

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 52 x 38 cm (20 1/2 x 14 15/16 in.) H x W (b): 57.5 x 48.5 cm (22 5/8 x 19 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Chair Seat Covers (France), 1920–29; Designed by Paul Poiret (French, 1879–1944); wool, silk; H x W (a): 52 x 38 cm (20 1/2 x 14 15/16 in.) H x W (b): 57.5 x 48.5 cm (22 5/8 x 19 1/8 in.); Gift of William E. Katzenbach; 1965-6-1-a,b

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