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Object Timeline

1914

  • Work on this object began.

1924

  • Work on this object ended.

1938

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Sample (France)

This is a Sample. It is dated ca. 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: 42.3 × 90.5 cm (16 5/8 × 35 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Labeled: "5718 Satin Faconné Lancé Broché"

Cite this object as

Sample (France); silk, metallic thread; H x W: 42.3 × 90.5 cm (16 5/8 × 35 5/8 in.); Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg; 1938-82-179-b

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