Textile fragment

Calico

English or French, used in America
1820–40


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

Dimensions

16.5 x 25.5 cm (6 1/2 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1816d

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Printed

Symmetrical red, mauve, and green floral sprigs with black stems on ground of thin light brown stripes within dotted honeycomb pattern; narrow stripes of black oval rings and mauve petal motifs; selvedge on right

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone