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Textile fragment

Purple and white, finely checked textile fragment, a few holes in upper left from former seam

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray

Sicilian silk

possibly Italian, used in America, about 1853

Place of Manufacture

possibly Italy

Place of Use

Cambridge (or Boston area), Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 8.9 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.64k

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles