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1910

  • Work on this object began.

1920

  • Work on this object ended.

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 ca. 1915 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk and its technique is cut, uncut and voided supplementary warp pile in a plain weave foundation (ciselé 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

H x W: 39.8 × 60 cm (15 11/16 × 23 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Labeled: #1383 Velours Faconné

Cite this object as

Textile (France); Designed by Herman A. Elsberg (American, 1869–1938); silk; H x W: 39.8 × 60 cm (15 11/16 × 23 5/8 in.); Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg; 1938-82-203

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