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Natural cotton ground. Resist design in light and dark indigo blue shows diagonal rows of peacock-like birds perched on flowering branches. Pattern liberally sprinkled with white dots. Somewhat faded.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marah G. Stebbins

American, 18th century

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

47 x 63.7 cm (18 1/2 x 25 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

39.606

Medium or Technique

Cotton resist-dyed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles