Ribbon

probably English or French
second quarter of the 19th century


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

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 7.9 cm (6 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.1732r

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with satin warp stripes and supplementary discontinuous patterning weft (possibly jacquard)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ribbon with black ground and rows of brown blossom motifs alternating with brown blocks, wide brown stripe on right, black picot edge on left, brown picot edge on right

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone