Textile fragment

Calico

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


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

Dimensions

20.1 x 14.4 cm (7 15/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1801h

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Printed

Red and brown stippled ground, red and brown flame motifs in white ovals alternating with stripes of brown vertical and horizontal lines, selvege on left with three blue threads

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone