Textile fragment

Bonnet silk

possibly French, used in America
about 1837


Place of Manufacture: possibly France; Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 12.7 x 6.4 cm (5 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.62e

Medium or Technique

Silk satin damask, also patterned with warp floats

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pink triangular-shaped textile fragment, small blossom motifs on seeded ground, selvedge with white stripe on left

Provenance

Mrs. Asa Gray (Jane Lathrop Loring, 1821-1909); Gift to the MFA, April, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray