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Loosely woven white silk tabby ground. White satin stripes of varying widths flanking floral vine in shades of pink, yellow and green. Tiny loops along selvedges. Traces of glue in corners.

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

11.9 x 9.6 cm (4 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.867

Medium or Technique

Silk weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles