Textile fragment

French
Second or third quarter of 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

14.6 x 9.7 cm (5 3/4 x 3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.872

Medium or Technique

Silk weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Bright pink silk loosely woven tabby ground, with pink and white stripes and an undulating flowering branck. Paper label in on corner marked 39. One end faded and rotten. 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