Textile fragment

French
Second or third quarter of 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

11.3 x 9.4 cm (4 7/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.912

Medium or Technique

Silk weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Loosely woven red silk tabby ground with narrow red and green satin stripes and an undulating vine woven with extra white, green and yellow warps clipped on the reverse. Traces of glue in corners. In one corner, a paper label marked 457.

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