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Ribbon

Sheer yellow and green ribbon, opaque yellow stripe through center with zigzag and diamond motifs, borders of narrow opaque green stripes and horizontal lines, small green tufts along edges

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: 16.5 x 8.9 cm (6 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.1725a

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, twill warp stripe, interlocking wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles