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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Textile (USA), 1920–40

This is a Textile. It was company: F. Schumacher & Co.. It is dated 1920–40 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is silk and its technique is satin damask, dip-dyed warp. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. R. Curt Hasenclever.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 138 x 130 cm (54 5/16 x 51 3/16 in.) Repeat H (straight): 69.9 x 63.5 cm (27 1/2 x 25 in.) Other diam (skein): 38 cm (14 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Attached label on A: "SILK reversible Brocatelle. Note: five different colorations of 3 color dip yarns used in the warp. Attached is one of the 3-color dip yarns used."

Cite this object as

Textile (USA), 1920–40; Company: F. Schumacher & Co. (United States); silk; Warp x Weft: 138 x 130 cm (54 5/16 x 51 3/16 in.) Repeat H (straight): 69.9 x 63.5 cm (27 1/2 x 25 in.) Other diam (skein): 38 cm (14 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. R. Curt Hasenclever; 1979-9-38-a,b

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