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Length of fabric

Scenic pattern in brown with two groups of figures surrounded by foliage: the Judgement of Paris at the top and group of four young women playing blindman's buff along bottom

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Bed curtain fragment

Chintz

English, used in America, late 18th century

Place of Use

New England, United States

Place of Manufacture

England

Accession Number

98.1783

Medium or Technique

Plate-printed cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles, Printed, plate