This is a Sample. It was designed by Hector Guimard. It is dated 1909–12 and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is silk and its technique is embroidered using chain stitch (tambour), wrapping, stem, satin, padded satin, and knotted stitches on chiffon foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Madame Hector Guimard.
It is credited
Gift of Madame Hector Guimard.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 67.9 × 29.2 cm (26 3/4 × 11 1/2 in.) Frame H x W x D: 89.5 x 57.8 cm (35 1/4 x 22 3/4 in.)
Cite this object as
Sample (France); Designed by Hector Guimard (French, 1867–1942); silk; H x W: 67.9 × 29.2 cm (26 3/4 × 11 1/2 in.) Frame H x W x D: 89.5 x 57.8 cm (35 1/4 x 22 3/4 in.); Gift of Madame Hector Guimard; 1949-91-1
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.