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Sheer white textile fragment with stripes

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Nainsook

Probably English, used in America, first half of the 19th century

Place of Use

New England, United States

Place of Manufacture

probably England

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 17.3 cm (5 1/2 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1826

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain and twill weave with alternating paired and single warps (nainsook)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles