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Textile fragment

Bright yellow textile fragment, seeded pattern of small rectangular dots, orange selvedge on right with "temple holes" (lines of four small holes about 1 1/2" apart).

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Seeded silk

Chinese, used in America, about 1840

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

China

Accession Number

98.1745

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with paired warps

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles