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Pale pink silk. Loosely woven tabby ground. Satin stripes flanking a field showing eight-pointed stars. Traces of glue in corners. Soiled. Paper label in one corner marked 603.

Provenance

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

France

Dimensions

11.7 x 12 cm (4 5/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.848

Medium or Technique

Silk weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles