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Bright pink silk loosely woven tabby ground, with pink and white stripes and an undulating flowering branck. Paper label in on corner marked 39. One end faded and rotten. Traces of glue in corners and sides.


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



14.6 x 9.7 cm (5 3/4 x 3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk weaving


Textiles and Fashion Arts