Textile fragment

French
Second or third quarter of 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

13.9 x 10.3 cm (5 1/2 x 4 1/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.908

Medium or Technique

Silk satin woven ribbon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Bright pink silk. Loosely woven tabby ground with one wide satin stripe and a number of paired narrow stripes. Tiny loops alosng selvedges. Traces of glue in 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