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Pale pink silk. Loosely woven tabby ground with warp stripes of varying widths. Soiled. Traces of glue at corners and sides. Tiny loops along selvedges.

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

16.6 x 7.6 cm (6 9/16 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

52.944

Medium or Technique

Silk tabby weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles