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1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1981

  • We acquired this object.

2010

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2021

  • You found it!

Ornament (Austria)

This is a Ornament. It was embroidered by Karoline Berger and student at Kunstgewerbeschule. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is metal and silk-wrapped metal and its technique is needle lace, looping (buttonholing) over a metal-wrapped thread. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 8.3 x 5.7 cm (3 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Ornament (Austria); Embroidered by Karoline Berger (Austrian); metal and silk-wrapped metal; H x W: 8.3 x 5.7 cm (3 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-169

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