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Bows (two)

American
third quarter of the 19th century


Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 21.6 cm (2 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.998a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin and cotton twill (backing)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Two pink satin ribbon bows with scalloped picot edge and tape backing; triple-loop bows; lengthwise pleats; probably were used for dress trim

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent