Textile fragment

India silk

Indian, used in America
about 1823


Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: India

Dimensions

Overall: 8.6 x 14.6 cm (3 3/8 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.60j

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White and black checked textile fragment

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