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Dress Panel (France)

This is a Dress panel. It was designed by Hector Guimard and made by Maison Coudyser. It is dated 1909 and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is silk and its technique is embroidered using chain (tambour), stem, satin, padded satin, speckling, and knotted stitches on silk net foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Madame Hector Guimard. It is credited Gift of Madame Hector Guimard.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 114.9 x 39.1 cm (45 1/4 x 15 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Dress Panel (France); Designed by Hector Guimard ((French, 1867–1942)); Made by Maison Coudyser; silk; H x W: 114.9 x 39.1 cm (45 1/4 x 15 3/8 in.); Gift of Madame Hector Guimard; 1949-91-4

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Design Behind the Scenes: Textile Storage

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