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Textile fragment

Pink triangular-shaped textile fragment, small blossom motifs on seeded ground, selvedge with white stripe on left

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray

Bonnet silk

possibly French, used in America, about 1837

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

possibly France

Dimensions

Overall: 12.7 x 6.4 cm (5 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.62e

Medium or Technique

Silk satin damask, also patterned with warp floats

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes