Textile fragment

French
Second or third quarter of 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

12.5 x 9.6 cm (4 15/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.826

Medium or Technique

Silk weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Loosely woven white silk tabby ground. Undulating bright pink stripes, showing overlapping cinquefoils, with short pink or black pointed bars arranged in wavy lines between. Traces of glue in corners and sides.

Provenance

By 1952, F. & G. Staack, Camden, ME; purchased from Staack by the MFA [see note 1] (Accession date: June 12, 1952)

NOTES:
[1] Accession numbers 52.614 - 52.949 were purchased together as a group for $57.50.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund