User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fringe

Start collecting

Knotted and looped fringe, doubled over and sewn across top leaving a looped end and an open end

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, mid-18th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 71 x 4.9 cm (27 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1049

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with knotted and looped wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles