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Textile fragment

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Floral trails pattern with thin brown stems and curled brown leaves with red, yellow and pink flowers, three blue threads in selvedge

Provenance

Miss Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, December, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Calico

English, used in America, last quarter of the 18th century

Place of Use

New England, United States

Place of Manufacture

England

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 45.1 cm (3 1/2 x 17 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.1802b

Medium or Technique

Block-printed cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles, Printed, block