This is a Fragment. It is dated 1750–1800 and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is silk and its technique is cut and uncut voided supplementary warp pile in a satin foundation (pile-on-pile velvet). It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Estate of Herman A. Elsberg.
It is credited
Gift of the Estate of Herman A. Elsberg.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 8.6 × 9.2 cm (3 3/8 × 3 5/8 in.)
Cite this object as
Fragment; silk; H x W: 8.6 × 9.2 cm (3 3/8 × 3 5/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of Herman A. Elsberg; 1939-57-10