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Textile fragment

White and black checked textile fragment

Provenance

From gowns and other clothing worn by members of the donor's father's family (Charles Greeley Loring, 1794-1868); Mrs. Asa Gray (Jane Lathrop Loring, 1821-1909); Gift to the MFA, April, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray

India silk

Indian, used in America, about 1823

Place of Manufacture

India

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 8.6 x 14.6 cm (3 3/8 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.60j

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles