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White silk textile fragment, sheer ground with horizontal stripes with small red flower buds, selvedge


Miss Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, December, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Grenadine fragment

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

Place of Use

New England, United States

Place of Manufacture

probably England or France


Overall: 16.2 x 19.1 cm (6 3/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk gauze with weft stripes in twill and satin weave (grenadine)


Textiles and Fashion Arts