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Ribbon

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Black and white ribbon with clover vines through center, striped borders with small diamond motifs in scalloped edges (blakc warp, white weft)

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, around 1840

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

probably France or England

Dimensions

9.6 x 5.5 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.59j

Medium or Technique

Silk satin damask, satin warp stripes (possibly jacquard woven)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles