Textile fragment

Furniture calico

English, used in America
1765–75
Bromley Hall


Place of Manufacture: England; Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

58.5 x 49 cm (23 1/16 x 19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.31a

Medium or Technique

Plate-printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Plate

Blue rooster and hen with large naturalistic floral boughs with pears and scrolls, part of a duck at top; thin strip of unfaded blue and a few rust spots (from furniture tacks) across bottom

Provenance

Miss Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, February, 1900

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone