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Textile fragment

Light blue textile fragment, block pattern with plain and seeded blocks outlined in satin


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

probably English or French, used in America, about 1820

Place of Manufacture

probably England or France

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 11.4 x 12.7 cm (4 1/2 x 5 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts