Woven in Pure Silk by Thomas Stevens, Stevengraph Works, Coventry. A Present from the Edinburgh International Exhibition, 1886.

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Date

1886

Inventory Number

A20140819000

Physical Description

An image of the building used for the 1886 Edinburgh Exhibition woven into silk. A balloon is aloft above the building. The woven image was created using a Stevengraph, invented by Thomas Stevens. This image was woven at the Edinburgh International Exhibition, 1886, and is in the original mat that advertises the Exhibition and Stevengraph Works.

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Manufacturer

Medium

Textile, Woven

Dimensions

  • Mat (H x W): 27.9 × 35.6cm (11 × 14 in.)
  • Unmatted (H x W): 18.4 × 23.2cm (7 1/4 × 9 1/8 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

ART-Fabric/Textile

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