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Ribbon

Sheer white ribbon, two thin opaque stripes, opaque shaped borders with leaf and line motifs, picot edging

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Probably French or English, about 1800–20

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

probably England or France

Dimensions

Overall: 17.8 x 7.6 cm (7 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

98.1724j

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with satin warp stripes and interlocking weft with patterning floats along edges

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles