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Textile fragment

Purplish-green textile fragment, purple warp and green weft (or vise versa [no selvedge])

Provenance

Mrs. Asa Gray (Jane Lathrop Loring, 1821-1909); Gift to the MFA, April, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray

Mantilla silk

possibly French, used in America, about 1837

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

possibly France

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 16.5 cm (5 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.62d

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes