Textile fragment

Calico

English, used in America
late 18th to early 19th century
Callicoe Printing Corporation (English)


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

Dimensions

10.4 x 97.2 cm (4 1/8 x 38 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.1799

Medium or Technique

Block-printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Block

End of a piece of fabric printed with brown flowers with tendrills; printed in black across end: “Callicoe Printing Corporation Newton/ Sam. Mylod Fast Colors” (in rectangle), eagle with shield and “22”; selvedges

Markings

Printed in black across end: "Callicoe Printing Corporation Newton/ Sam. Mylod Fast Colors" [in rectangle], eagle with shield and "22"

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone