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1919

  • Work on this object began.

1938

  • We acquired this object.

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Samples (France)

This is a Samples. It was designed by Herman A. Elsberg. It is dated 1919 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk warp, cotton weft and its technique is cut and voided supplementary warp pile (velvet) in a satin 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.

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Samples (France); Designed by Herman A. Elsberg (American, 1869–1938); silk warp, cotton weft; Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg; 1938-82-207-b/l

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