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White circlular lining fragment from a man's hat, merchant's name and address in center of a cartouche with acanthus leaf design

Inscription

Printed in black: BACON & SONS, Corner of Union and Ann-Streets, BOSTON

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, first quarter of the 19th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

18.2 x 18.3 cm (7 3/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1765b

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, embossed and printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes