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Purple gimp

Provenance

Miss Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, December, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Gimp

probably English or French, used in America, 19th century

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

probably England or France

Dimensions

16.9 x 1 cm (6 5/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.1728bb

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, two sets of paired silk cord wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles