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1914

  • Work on this object began.

1924

  • Work on this object ended.

1938

  • We acquired this object.

2014

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Ribbon Samples (France)

This is a Ribbon samples. 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 (a): 39.8 × 31.7 cm (15 11/16 × 12 1/2 in.) H x W (b): 37.1 × 31.7 cm (14 5/8 × 12 1/2 in.) H x W (c): 29.1 × 30.7 cm (11 7/16 × 12 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Ribbon Samples (France); silk, metallic thread; H x W (a): 39.8 × 31.7 cm (15 11/16 × 12 1/2 in.) H x W (b): 37.1 × 31.7 cm (14 5/8 × 12 1/2 in.) H x W (c): 29.1 × 30.7 cm (11 7/16 × 12 1/16 in.); Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg; 1938-82-180-a/c

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