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Black silk fragment, small grid pattern with white spots at corner points created by supplementary continuous patterning wefts

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

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

Place of Manufacture

England or France

Place of Use

New England, United States


Overall: 8.6 x 7.3 cm (3 3/8 x 2 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk, twill stripe alternating with plain weave stripe with paired wefts, supplementary continuous patterning wefts (vesting)


Textiles and Fashion Arts