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Color Sample (France), ca. 1925

This is a Color sample. It is dated ca. 1925 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk and its technique is cut and voided supplementary warp pile (velvet) in a plain compound twill foundation. 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: 24.3 × 65 cm (9 9/16 × 25 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Labeled: #5560 Velours Faconné

Cite this object as

Color Sample (France), ca. 1925; silk; H x W: 24.3 × 65 cm (9 9/16 × 25 9/16 in.); Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg; 1938-82-205

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