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1939

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Fragment

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 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 donated by Estate of Herman A. Elsberg. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Herman A. Elsberg.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 17 × 4.9 cm (6 11/16 × 1 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment; silk, metallic thread; H x W: 17 × 4.9 cm (6 11/16 × 1 15/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Herman A. Elsberg; 1939-57-8

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