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Two pieces of fringe

American
late 18th to early 19th century


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 221.5 cm (3/4 x 87 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1051a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Two pieces of narrow fringe with straight, unknotted wefts; a few dark yellow threads sewn through across head (possibly from fabric to which it was originally attached)

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