Ribbon

probably English or French, used in America
early 1840s


Place of Manufacture: probably France or England, Easting: 0.000, Northing: 0.000; Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 16.2 cm (8 7/8 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.59e

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, satin warp stripes

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Wide mauve ribbon with diagonally striped satin borders, picot edging

Provenance

Worn by the family of Charles Greeley Loring (1794-1868, donor's father); Mrs. Asa Gray (Jane Lathrop Loring, 1821-1909); Gift to the MFA, April, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray