Fringe

American
mid-18th century


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 71 x 4.9 cm (27 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1049

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with knotted and looped wefts

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Knotted and looped fringe, doubled over and sewn across top leaving a looped end and an open end

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