Textile fragment

Mantle fragment

French, used in America
1850–85


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

Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 11.4 cm (2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.64j

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown textile fragment, black warp and brown weft

Provenance

Probably purchased by the donor in Paris in 1851. Mrs. Asa Gray (Jane Lathrop Loring, 1821-1909); Gift to the MFA, April, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray