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Textile fragment

Brown floral pattern with branches, leaves, buds, and blossoms.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Satin damask

Probably English, used in America, third quarter of the 18th century

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

probably England

Accession Number

98.1734

Medium or Technique

Silk satin patterned by contrasting warp-float and weft float faces (damask)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles