Maison Henry Bertrand (French)
silk, artificial gold thread; twill-based jacquard weave, Overall: 310.1 x 108 cm (122 1/16 x 42 1/2 in.). John L. Severance Fund 2003.42
Among the many sumptuous textiles presented at the 1925 Paris exposition was this silk brocade by Maison Henry Bertrand of Lyon, probably intended for use in a coat or shawl design.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, NY (4/7/2017 - 8/20/2017) and The Cleveland Museum of Art, OH (9/30/2017 - 1/14/2018): "The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s"
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