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Six pieces of fringe

American
late 18th to early 19th century


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 56.7 cm (1 x 22 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1052a-f

Medium or Technique

Silk and linen plain weave, silk warp with linen weft or fringe

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fringe with narrow head and straight, untwisted threads for fringe

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA, 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent