Textile fragment

French
Second or third quarter of 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

10.2 x 5.5 cm (4 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.883

Medium or Technique

Silk weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pale blue silk. Warp-figured stripes along sides showing checker effect. Tiny paired loops along selvedges. Traces of glue at 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