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Brown printed textile fragment (faded from dark purple) with white ground; scene of people in 18th-century costume (including kilts) practicing archery, driving carriages, and drinking in a field tent; selvedges

Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout

English, used in America, late 18th century

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

England

Dimensions

50.3 x 74 cm (19 13/16 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

45.601

Medium or Technique

Plate-printed cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles, Printed, plate