This is a Fragment. It is dated 1750–1800 and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is uncut voided supplementary warp pile in a compound satin foundation (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: 14 × 12.6 cm (5 1/2 × 4 15/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Fragment; silk, metallic thread; H x W: 14 × 12.6 cm (5 1/2 × 4 15/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Herman A. Elsberg; 1939-57-14