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Gold gimp

One of eleven pieces of taste (fine silk ribbon); two pieces of early velvet; four pieces of taffeta ribbon; five pieces of satin ribbon; three pieces of wire ribbon; one piece of silver gimp. One piece is such as was used to trim men's coats about 1770. These pieces are all small and mounted...

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Provenance

Miss Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, December, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

probably English or French, Late 18th–early 19th century

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

probably England or France

Accession Number

98.1733bb

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles