Ribbon

Belting

probably English or French, used in America
mid–1830s


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

Dimensions

5.5 x 6.6 cm (2 3/16 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.59o

Medium or Technique

Silk satin damask

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Maroon ribbon or belting, grid pattern with chain pattern borders and satin stripe outer 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