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Textile fragment

Seeded silk

Chinese, used in America
about 1840


Place of Manufacture: China; Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 19.1 x 10.2 cm (7 1/2 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

98.1745

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with paired warps

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Bright yellow textile fragment, seeded pattern of small rectangular dots, orange selvedge on right with “temple holes” (lines of four small holes about 1 1/2” apart).

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone