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Textile fragment

Black triangular textile fragment, moiré, warp-faced

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray

Watered silk

probably French or English, used in America, about 1851

Place of Manufacture

probably France or England

Place of Use

Cambridge (or Boston area), Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 13.3 x 15.9 cm (5 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.64L

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles