Textile fragment

French
Second or third quarter of 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

11.5 x 10 cm (4 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.945

Medium or Technique

Silk tabby weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Loosely woven white silk tabby ground. Warp-figured pattern shows undulating blue stripe with one serrated edge and parts of two yellow coral branches. Tiny loops along selvedges. Soiled. Traces of glue in corners. Paper label marked 733 in one corner.

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