Textile fragment

Chintz
"The Padlock"

English, used in America
1770s


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

Dimensions

107.2 x 68.2 cm (42 3/16 x 26 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.1784

Medium or Technique

Plate-printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Plate

Red printed textile fragment on white ground, scenes of men and women in 18th-century costume among ruins, trees, flowers, and a stone building in lower left corner

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone