Textile fragment

French
Second or third quarter of 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

13 x 9.6 cm (5 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.847

Medium or Technique

Silk weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Loosely woven pale yellow-green silk tabby ground. Main area shows self stripes. Rows of tiny yellow and violet sprigs along selvedges. Tiny paired loops along outer edge of selvedges.Traces of glue in the corners.

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