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Plain green silk fragment with one selvedge

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Calash silk fragment

Possibly European or Chinese, used in America, second quarter of the 19th century

Place of Manufacture

possibly China

Place of Manufacture

possibly England or France

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 13.7 x 11.6 cm (5 3/8 x 4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (calash silk)


Textiles and Fashion Arts