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

9.6 x 5.5 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.59j

Medium or Technique

Silk satin damask, satin warp stripes (possibly jacquard woven)

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Black and white ribbon with clover vines through center, striped borders with small diamond motifs in scalloped edges (blakc warp, white weft)

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