Textile fragment

Calico

English, used in American
late 18th century


Place of Manufacture: England; Place of Use: United States, New England

Dimensions

15.8 x 25.2 cm (6 1/4 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1805e

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Printed

Rows of red heart-shaped floral sprigs with black stems alternating with brown stripes with white and red flowers with black stems, selvedge with blue thread

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone