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Textile fragment

Blue, white, and black checked textile fragment (silk warp, wool weft)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray

Poplin

probably French or English, used in America, about 1865

Place of Manufacture

probably France or England

Place of Use

Cambridge (or Boston area), Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 10.3 x 12.1 cm (4 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.64g

Medium or Technique

Silk and wool plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles