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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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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Calico

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

Place of Use

probably New England, United States

Place of Manufacture

England

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

98.1800

Medium or Technique

Block-printed cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles, Printed, block