This is a Fragment. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is cut voided supplementary warp pile (velvet) in a satin foundation with supplementary weft. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Estate of Herman A. Elsberg.
It is credited
Gift of the Estate of Herman A. Elsberg.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 12.1 × 12 cm (4 3/4 × 4 3/4 in.)
Cite this object as
Fragment; silk, metallic thread; H x W: 12.1 × 12 cm (4 3/4 × 4 3/4 in.); Gift of the Estate of Herman A. Elsberg; 1939-57-25