Textile fragment

Vesting

probably French or English, used in America
about 1856


Place of Use: Cambridge (or Boston area), Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: probably France or England

Dimensions

Overall: 10.8 x 5.1 cm (4 1/4 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

98.64i

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, patterned with warp floats and satin warp stripes

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Dark mauve textile fragment, large checked pattern of double satin stripes, seam through middle

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray