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1919

  • Work on this object began.

1938

  • We acquired this object.

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2022

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Textile (France)

This is a Textile. 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 satin weave with supplementary weft. 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.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 90.3 × 20.5 cm (35 9/16 × 8 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Labeled: "5718 Satin Faconné Lancé Broché"

Cite this object as

Textile (France); Designed by Herman A. Elsberg (American, 1869–1938); silk, metallic thread; H x W: 90.3 × 20.5 cm (35 9/16 × 8 1/16 in.); Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg; 1938-82-179-a

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