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Ribbon Samples (France), 1919

This is a Ribbon samples. It was designed by Herman A. Elsberg. It is dated 1919 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is compound weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Unknown. It is credited Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg.

  • Ribbons (France)
  • silk, metal strips wrapped around cotton core.
  • 1938-82-184-a/e

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 105 × 27.9 cm (41 5/16 in. × 11 in.)

It is inscribed

Labeled: "Pat 8014"

Cite this object as

Ribbon Samples (France), 1919; Designed by Herman A. Elsberg (American, 1869–1938); silk, metallic thread; H x W (a): 105 × 27.9 cm (41 5/16 in. × 11 in.); Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg; 1938-82-116-a/h

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