Textile fragment

French
Second or third quarter of 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

13.8 x 9.9 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.915

Medium or Technique

Silk weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pale pink silk. Loosely woven tabby ground with narrow and wide satin stripes and two rows of geometric tree-like motifs. Soiled. Traces of glue in corners. Paper label in one corner marked 185.

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