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Two Fragments "Les Cactus" (No. 5)

A work made of cotton and rayon, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave of two-color complementary wefts self-patterned by areas of weft-float faced 1:7 and 1:15 satin interlacings, weft-float faced 1:3 'z' twill interlacings and areas of paired warp and weft plain weave; woven on loom with jacquard attachment.

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  • A work made of cotton and rayon, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave of two-color complementary wefts self-patterned by areas of weft-float faced 1:7 and 1:15 satin interlacings, weft-float faced 1:3 'z' twill interlacings and areas of paired warp and weft plain weave; woven on loom with jacquard attachment.

Date:

1923

Artist:

Designed by Edouard Bénédictus (French, 1878–1930)
Produced by Tassinari et Chatel, founded 1680
France, Lyon

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Edouard Bénédictus (Designer)

Title

Two Fragments "Les Cactus" (No. 5)

Place

Lyon (Object made in)

Date

Made 1923

Medium

Cotton and rayon, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave of two-color complementary wefts self-patterned by areas of weft-float faced 1:7 and 1:15 satin interlacings, weft-float faced 1:3 'Z' twill interlacings and areas of paired warp and weft plain weave; woven on loom with Jacquard attachment

Dimensions

46.7 × 43.1 cm (18 1/2 × 17 1/8 in.); Repeat: 32.3 × 32.4 cm (12 3/4 × 12 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Christa C. Mayer Thurman Textile Endowment

Reference Number

1999.514.1

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