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Kanton (Dress or Furnishing Fabric)

A work made of cotton and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped cotton, satin weave self-patterned by reversing of faces and by areas of diamond twill weave; woven on loom with jacquard attachment.

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  • A work made of cotton and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped cotton, satin weave self-patterned by reversing of faces and by areas of diamond twill weave; woven on loom with jacquard attachment.

Date:

1927

Artist:

Designed by Julius Zimpel (Austrian, 1896–1925)
Produced by the Wiener Werkstätte (Vienna, active 1903–1932)
Austria, Vienna

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Julius Zimpel (Designer)

Title

Kanton (Dress or Furnishing Fabric)

Place

Vienna (Object made in)

Date

Made 1927

Medium

Cotton and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped cotton, satin weave self-patterned by reversing of faces and by areas of diamond twill weave; woven on loom with Jacquard attachment

Inscriptions

Inscription (label on revese): WW

Dimensions

.138: 3.5 × 18.1 cm (1 3/8 × 7 1/8 in.) .139: 3 × 18 cm (1 1/8 × 7 1/8 in.) .140: 3.5 × 15.3 cm (1 3/8 × 6 in.) .141: 3.5 × 14.3 cm (1 3/8 × 5 5/8 in.) .142: 6.5 × 8.8 cm (2 1/2 × 3 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Robert Allerton Endowment

Reference Number

1991.83.138-142

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