Textile fragment

Sicilian silk

possibly Italian, used in America
about 1869


Place of Use: Cambridge (or Boston area), Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: possibly Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 5.4 x 18.4 cm (2 1/8 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.64c

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Black and white finely checked textile fragment, purple selvedge on right

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray