Scarf Commemorating the World's Columbian Exposition

A work made of silk, weft-float faced satin weave self-patterned by main warp floats and areas of plain interlacing; extended ground weft cut fringe; woven on loom with jacquard attachment; signature embroidered in couching.
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  • A work made of silk, weft-float faced satin weave self-patterned by main warp floats and areas of plain interlacing; extended ground weft cut fringe; woven on loom with jacquard attachment; signature embroidered in couching.

Date:

1893

Artist:

United States, Illinois, Chicago

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Title

Scarf Commemorating the World's Columbian Exposition

Origin

Chicago

Date

1893

Medium

Silk, weft-float faced satin weave self-patterned by main warp floats and areas of plain interlacing; extended ground weft cut fringe; woven on loom with Jacquard attachment; signature embroidered in couching

Inscriptions

Souvenir Woven at the World's Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893 US Government Building name embroidered in lower right corner

Dimensions

34.3 × 34 cm (13 1/2 × 13 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Christa C. Mayer Thurman

Reference Number

1978.2

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