Textile fragment

Silk muslin

Probably French, used in America
second quarter of the 19th century


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

Dimensions

17.8 x 23.5 cm (7 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.1758

Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave with paired warps and wefts

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Printed

Dark brown geometric leaf motifs on ground of small s-shaped pink and green lines; leaf motifs have dark brown outlines with light brown, red and green dots, red and blue blossoms, and a light green vine motif; selvedge on right

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone