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Textile fragment

Triangular brown textile fragment, slightly ribbed texture (silk warp, wool warp)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray

Irish poplin or tabinet

Irish, used in America, about 1854

Place of Manufacture

probably Dublin, Ireland

Place of Use

Cambridge (or Boston area), Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 10.8 cm (4 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.64h

Medium or Technique

Silk and wool plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles