Ribbon

Gimp

probably English or French
about 1770


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

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 4.1 cm (6 1/2 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.1733a

Medium or Technique

Linen and metallic thread (metal strips), satin damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Silver gimp or ribbon with floral motifs and shaped edge, weft of silver-colored metallic strips

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone