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Pink silk, satin weave. Embossed pattern shows lobed medallions, containing a floral sprig on diapered ground, separated by clusters of grape leaves. Vines run along edges. Loops along selvedge. Soiled; two breaks. Traces of glue in corners.


By 1952, F. & G. Staack, Camden, ME; purchased from Staack by the MFA [see note 1] (Accession date: June 12, 1952) NOTES: [1] Accession numbers 52.614 - 52.949 were purchased together as a group for $57.50.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

French, Second or third quarter of 19th century

Object Place



10.7 x 6.6 cm (4 3/16 x 2 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk ribbon, satin weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts