Ribbon

probably English or French, used in America
around 1839


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

Dimensions

10.3 x 6 cm (4 1/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.59k

Medium or Technique

Silk satin

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Dark purple–almost black–satin ribbon with textured striped borders, plain weave outer borders, 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