Textile fragment

probably English or French, used in America
about 1814


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

Dimensions

Overall: 12.1 x 11.4 cm (4 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.60L

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Light blue textile fragment, blossom motifs on twill ground, blue warp and white weft (or vise versa because there is no selvedge)

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