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Fragment

This is a Fragment. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is silk and its technique is compound cloth with supplementary warp pile (velvet), warp-printed. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Estate of Herman A. Elsberg. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Herman A. Elsberg.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 8.6 × 11.7 cm (3 3/8 × 4 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment; Previously owned by Herman A. Elsberg (American, 1869–1938); silk; H x W: 8.6 × 11.7 cm (3 3/8 × 4 5/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of Herman A. Elsberg; 1939-57-21

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