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Hanging

A work made of linen, wool, silk and gilt-strip on silk core; weft-float faced reversed twill weave; with areas of uncut pile formed by hooking; signature embroidered in "chain" stitches covered with wrapping yarns of gilt-strip on silk core and wool.

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  • A work made of linen, wool, silk and gilt-strip on silk core; weft-float faced reversed twill weave; with areas of uncut pile formed by hooking; signature embroidered in "chain" stitches covered with wrapping yarns of gilt-strip on silk core and wool.

Date:

1920/25

Artist:

Designed by Ernest Boiceau (French, 1881–1950)
France

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Ernest Boiceau (Designer)

Title

Hanging

Origin

France

Date

Made 1920–1925

Medium

Linen, wool, silk and gilt-strip on silk core; weft-float faced reversed twill weave; with areas of uncut pile formed by hooking; signature embroidered in "chain" stitches covered with wrapping yarns of gilt-strip on silk core and wool

Dimensions

92.9 × 224.2 cm (36 1/2 × 88 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of J. Chase Gilmore

Reference Number

1975.663

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