Textile fragment

French
Second or third quarter of 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

13.4 x 10.3 cm (5 1/4 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.909

Medium or Technique

Silk weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Neutral violet silk. Loosely woven tabby ground with many narrow stripes and one wide stripe showing diagonal bands and lozenges. Tiny paired loops along 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