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Artist:
Herman A. Elsberg, (American, 1869–1938)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: silk, metallic thread Technique: cut and voided supplementary warp pile (velvet) in a plain compound foundation
Dimensions:
H x W: 97.2 x 79.5 cm (38 1/4 x 31 5/16 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Textile
Made in:
Lyon, France
Date:
ca. 1919
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Ground shot with frisé silver or gold thread. Large-scale vertical repeat of conventionalized iris in black cut velvet. Ground color given by main silk warp. Black.
Credit Line:
Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg
Accession Number:
1938-82-187-a
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq49da69e39-858c-45f5-8864-fcc84e5c1cab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1938-82-187-a