Ribbon

probably French, used in America
early 1850s


Place of Manufacture: probably Paris, France; Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

21.7 x 6.5 cm (8 9/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.59g

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, chiné, satin warp stripes

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White ribon with floral garlands, red blossoms and blue bows, bright blue satin borders

Provenance

Worn by the family of Charles Greeley Loring (1794-1868, donor's father); Mrs. Asa Gray (Jane Lathrop Loring, 1821-1909); Gift to the MFA, April, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray