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Textile fragment

Plaid textile fragment; green and white blocks and horizontal stripes; red, orange, and dark blue stripes, selvedge on right with a set of holes (possibly temple holes) and evidence of a seam on left


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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

possibly Chinese, used in America, about 1815–30

Place of Manufacture

possibly China

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 8.6 x 15.6 cm (3 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts