Textile fragment

French
Second or third quarter of 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

9.6 x 12.5 cm (3 3/4 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.934

Medium or Technique

Silk weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Loosely woven dark brownish red silk ground. Narrow satin stripes flank main field showing warp-figured rose sprigs in green and white. Tiny paired loops along selvedges. Traces of glue in corners and sides.

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