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Red mythogical scene with Neptune, Venus and other figures within heavy c-scrolls and garlands of flowers; additional piece in same pattern sewn across bottom, small hem across top


Miss Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, December, 1900

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

English, used in America, second quarter of the 19th century

Place of Use

New England, United States

Place of Manufacture



99.3 x 68 cm (39 1/8 x 26 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Plate-printed cotton plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Textiles, Printed, plate