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Ribbon

Green ribbon, wide center stripe with diamond pattern and zigzagging horizontal stripes, borders with white opaque serrated pattern, picot edging

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Gauze

probably English or French, about 1818–30

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

probably England or France

Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 x 10.2 cm (6 7/8 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

98.1725c

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, twill damask warp stripe, interlocking twill wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles