Ribbon

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


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

Dimensions

16.5 x 12.3 cm (6 1/2 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.59r

Medium or Technique

Silk satin

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Wide purple ribbon with asymmetrical pattern of satin stripes; thin stripes on left interspersed with sheer plain weave stripes; wide, solid satin section on right

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