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Ribbon

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White satin ribbon (some light yellow discoloration), narrow plain weave borders with 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, mid–1830s

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

probably France or England

Dimensions

13.5 x 5.5 cm (5 5/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.59p

Medium or Technique

Silk satin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles