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Blue rooster and hen with large naturalistic floral boughs with pears and scrolls, part of a duck at top; thin strip of unfaded blue and a few rust spots (from furniture tacks) across bottom


Miss Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, February, 1900

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Furniture calico

English, used in America, 1765–75

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture



58.5 x 49 cm (23 1/16 x 19 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Plate-printed cotton plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Textiles, Printed, plate