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

18 x 4 cm (7 1/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.59t

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with satin warp stripes

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sheer white ribbon with light blue satin stripes, crossed warps make circle or loop pattern along edges

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