Textile fragment

Calico

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


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

Dimensions

26 x 16 cm (10 1/4 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1804f

Medium or Technique

Block-printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Block

Dark brown ground with small red leaf motifs and small white heart motifs, white margin at bottom (end of the piece or length of cloth), selvedge, glazed surface

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone