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Red printed textile fragment with white ground; scene of man, woman, and boy in 18th-century costume with a dog in a fenced-in garden at lower left, at upper right stands a bearded figure in long robe holding basket of grapes at the mouth of cave at top of four steps; single blue thread in selvedges

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Bed curtain fragment

Chintz

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

Place of Use

probably New England, United States

Place of Manufacture

England

Dimensions

Overall: 48 x 68.6 cm (18 7/8 x 27 in.)

Accession Number

98.1788

Medium or Technique

Plate-printed cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles, Printed, plate