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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1929

  • Work on this object ended.

1971

  • We acquired this object.

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Scarf (France), 1920–29

This is a Scarf. It is dated 1920–29 and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is juxtaposition of plain weave plus 5/1 and 3/1 float weave with floats of continuous supplementary wefts; the supplementary weft floats form the background pattern and linear floral details; the main pattern is outlined by plain weave, colors have been app. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 130 x 129 cm (51 3/16 x 50 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Scarf (France), 1920–29; silk, metallic thread; H x W: 130 x 129 cm (51 3/16 x 50 13/16 in.); 1971-27-2

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