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Textile fragment

Velvet vesting
Men's waistcoat fragment

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 14.6 x 9.5 cm (5 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.1776

Medium or Technique

Silk voided velvet

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Black velvet textile fragment with rows of uncut green rectangles, selvedge on right with orange and white stripes

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone