Ribbon

probably English or French, used in America
around 1840


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

Dimensions

15.8 x 6.5 cm (6 1/4 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.59i

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, discontinuous supplementary patterning warp

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ribbon with row of small pink and green floral sprigs through center, gradual color shift from pink (on left) to white (in center) to gray (on right), narrow black 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