Textile fragment

Calico

English, used in America
first half of 19th century
Livesey, Hargreave, Anstie, Smith & Hall, Masney


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

Dimensions

22.3 x 52.6 cm (8 3/4 x 20 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1800

Medium or Technique

Block-printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Block

End of a piece of brown printed fabric with white blossoms outlined in black and black sprigs; printed in black below two red threads: “Livesey. Hargreave. Anstie. Smith & Hall/ Masney Foreign Calicoes For Exportation”, and written in black: “IP/ 2782” (probably printer’s initals); selvedge on right side

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone