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Pale pink silk. Loosely woven tabby ground with wide and narrow satin stripes and a row of curving sprigs. Brown stains; traces of glue in corner. At one end, a paper label marked 714.


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



11.9 x 14.1 cm (4 11/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk tabby and satin weaving


Textiles and Fashion Arts