Object Timeline

1920

  • Work on this object began.

1930

  • Work on this object ended.

1941

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Sample Book (France & United States)

This is a Sample book. It was designed by Herman A. Elsberg and manufactured by Herman A. Elsberg. It is dated 1920–30 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is woven. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of the Estate of Herman A. Elsberg.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 40.8 × 29 cm (16 1/16 × 11 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Stamped on inside of front cover: H.A. Elsberg 51 East 57th St. New York

Cite this object as

Sample Book (France & United States); Designed by Herman A. Elsberg (American, 1869–1938); silk, metallic thread; H x W: 40.8 × 29 cm (16 1/16 × 11 7/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Herman A. Elsberg; 1941-60-1

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