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1919

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1938

  • We acquired this object.

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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 and metallic threads and its technique is cut and voided supplementary warp pile in a plain compound foundation (velvet). 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

Warp x Weft: 57 x 76 cm (22 7/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Labeled: #4760 Velours Lancé

Cite this object as

Textile (France); Designed by Herman A. Elsberg (American, 1869–1938); silk and metallic threads; Warp x Weft: 57 x 76 cm (22 7/16 x 29 15/16 in.); Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg; 1938-82-197

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