Textile fragment

Calico

English, used in America
last quarter of the 18th century


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

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 45.1 cm (3 1/2 x 17 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.1802b

Medium or Technique

Block-printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Block

Floral trails pattern with thin brown stems and curled brown leaves with red, yellow and pink flowers, three blue threads in selvedge

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone