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Textile fragment

Light blue textile fragment, blossom motifs on twill ground, blue warp and white weft (or vise versa because there is no selvedge)

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

probably English or French, used in America, about 1814

Place of Manufacture

probably England or France

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 12.1 x 11.4 cm (4 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.60L

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles