Nine pieces of fringe

American
late 18th to early 19th century


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 161.3 cm (3/4 x 63 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.1050a-i

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave variation

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Nine pieces of fringe with patterned head and straight, unknotted fringe or wefts; head patterned with off-white and white warp threads, warp floats, and open spaces caused by meandering wefts

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