Ribbon

probably French, used in America
early 1850s


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

Dimensions

13.3 x 6.9 cm (5 1/4 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.59h

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, satin warp stripes, untwisted cotton cord or filling in weft floats on borders

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Black ribbon, borders with raised bead motifs, picot edging

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