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1910

  • Work on this object began.

1920

  • Work on this object ended.

1938

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Textile (France)

This is a Textile. It was made by Herman A. Elsberg. It is dated ca. 1915 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk warp, cotton weft and its technique is moiré plain weave. 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: 38.9 × 108.4 cm (15 5/16 × 42 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Labeled: #2232 Moiré Velours

Cite this object as

Textile (France); Made by Herman A. Elsberg (American, 1869–1938); silk warp, cotton weft; H x W: 38.9 × 108.4 cm (15 5/16 × 42 11/16 in.); Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg; 1938-82-88

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