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Textile fragment

Black velvet textile fragment with rows of uncut green rectangles, selvedge on right with orange and white stripes


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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Velvet vesting

Men's waistcoat fragment

possibly English, used in America, late 18th to early 19th century

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

possibly England

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk voided velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts