Fringe (one of three matching pieces)

American
first half of the 18th century


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 11.1 x 34.9 cm (4 3/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.1056c

Medium or Technique

Linen and silver plain weave with looped and twisted wefts

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Silver fringe with narrow head, uncut loops of weft threads that twist around each other

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