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Textile fragment

Light green textile fragment, selvedge on left with blue and pink stripes, orange warp and bright blue weft (changeable)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

probably Chinese or English, used in America, late 18th to early 19th century

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

probably China or England

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 8.6 cm (3 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.1749c

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles