Textile fragment

Traveling veil fragment

probably English or French, used in America
about 1830


Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: probably England or France

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 9.5 cm (3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.60f

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Green textile fragment, selvedge on left

Provenance

From gowns and other clothing worn by members of the donor's father's family (Charles Greeley Loring, 1794-1868); Mrs. Asa Gray (Jane Lathrop Loring, 1821-1909); Gift to the MFA, April, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray