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End of a piece of brown printed fabric with white blossoms outlined in black and black sprigs; printed in black below two red threads: "Livesey. Hargreave. Anstie. Smith & Hall/ Masney Foreign Calicoes For Exportation", and written in black: "IP/ 2782" (probably printer's initals); selvedge on...

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone


English, used in America, first half of 19th century

Place of Use

probably New England, United States

Place of Manufacture



22.3 x 52.6 cm (8 3/4 x 20 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Block-printed cotton plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Textiles, Printed, block