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Dark brown ground and white floral trails pattern with faded red flower blossoms, selvedge on left with light blue stains, hemmed edge across top

Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout

probably English, used in America, late 18th century

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

England

Dimensions

50.3 x 33.5 cm (19 13/16 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.617

Medium or Technique

Block-printed cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles, Printed, block