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Ribbon

Gold ribbon or gimp, geometric pattern with shaped edge, weft of gold (probably gilt) strips

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Gimp

probably English or French, about 1770

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

probably England or France

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 3.8 cm (6 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.1733b

Medium or Technique

Linen and metalic thread (metal strips), satin damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles