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Textile fragment

Curved brown textile fragment, rows of fern pattern alternating with thicker beige and light brown threads on dot patterned ground, beige selvedge on right.


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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Probably French or English, used in America, first quarter of the 19th century

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

probably England or France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk patterned with warp floats, cotton supplementary weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts