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Three pieces of fringe

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Three pieces of white thread fringe, plain weave header, looped and knotted fringe, knots about 1/8" apart, fringe length increases toward middle of each piece

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

American, first half of the 18th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 83.8 cm (2 3/8 x 33 in.)

Accession Number

49.1046a-c

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with looped and knotted wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles