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Fragment (France)

This is a Fragment. It is dated ca. 1805 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is silk and its technique is satin lampas plain compound satin. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Herman A. Elsberg. It is credited Gift of Herman A. Elsberg on the Fortieth Anniversary of the Museum.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 21.8 x 41.6 cm (8 9/16 x 16 3/8 in.)

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Fragment (France); silk; Warp x Weft: 21.8 x 41.6 cm (8 9/16 x 16 3/8 in.); Gift of Herman A. Elsberg on the Fortieth Anniversary of the Museum; 1937-63-5

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