Textile fragment

Calico

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 13.3 x 31.8 cm (5 1/4 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.1802c

Medium or Technique

Block-printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Block

Floral trais pattern of dark brown stems and spiked leaves and branches, dark red flowers with yellow centers over pairs of leaves in two shades of brown, brown ground pattern of stipples and clusters of dots, two blue threads in selvage

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone