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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

probably English or French, used in America, early 1840s

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

probably France or England

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles