Three pieces of fringe

American
first half of the 18th century


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 83.8 cm (2 3/8 x 33 in.)

Accession Number

49.1046a-c

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with looped and knotted wefts

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Three pieces of white thread fringe, plain weave header, looped and knotted fringe, knots about 1/8” apart, fringe length increases toward middle of each piece

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent