Sheer white textile fragment with rows of white embroidered sprigs; selvedge on right; metalic (now black with tarnish), red and white stripes across bottom edge (probably end of a piece or length of cloth); faded writing below stripes ". . . /d . . . 2/x yds [illegible]/d"
Written in pencil across bottom edge (extremely faint): ". . . /d . . . 2/x yds [illegible]/d"
Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone
Indian, used in America, early 19th century
Place of Use
New England, United States
Place of Manufacture
Overall: 17 x 22.5 cm (6 11/16 x 8 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave with metal-wrapped threads (probably silver) and cotton chain stitch embroidery (tambour work); (book muslin)