Textile fragment

Sicilian silk

possibly Italian, used in America
about 1853


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

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 8.9 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.64k

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Purple and white, finely checked textile fragment, a few holes in upper left from former seam

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray