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Ribbon

Red and white ribbon with one rounded end, dense floral sprig and and scrolled leaf pattern in blocks of red and white (due to changing weft color), greenish-blue broders, red and white picot edging

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

probably English or French, used in America, 1840s

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

probably England or France

Dimensions

Overall: 19.8 x 9.8 cm (7 13/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.1731j

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with printed warp (chiné)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles