Ribbon

probably English or French
about 1800–20


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

Dimensions

Overall: 15.6 x 6.4 cm (6 1/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.1726s

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with satin and uncut warp pile stripes

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Purple ribbon, gradual color shift from dark to light through center, narrow red and white satin stripes with white, yellow, red, and purple looped pile borders with picot edging

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone