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Nine pieces of fringe

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Nine pieces of fringe with patterned head and straight, unknotted fringe or wefts; head patterned with off-white and white warp threads, warp floats, and open spaces caused by meandering wefts

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

American, late 18th to early 19th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 161.3 cm (3/4 x 63 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.1050a-i

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave variation

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles