Ribbon

probably English or French, used in America
1840s


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

Dimensions

Overall (warp by weft): 16.2 x 7.8 cm (6 3/8 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1731u

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave patterned with warp floats

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Golden yellow ribbon with striped and ribbed borders (ribs made from quadrupled warps), narrow picot edging

Provenance

Miss Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, December, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone