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Textile fragment

Black and white moiré textile fragment, thin white stripes and ribbed texture (warp-faced)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray

Moiré antique

probably French, used in America, about 1868

Place of Use

Cambridge (or Boston area), Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 13.7 x 14 cm (5 3/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.64b

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles