Textile length

English, used in America
late 18th century


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

Dimensions

50.3 x 74 cm (19 13/16 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

45.601

Medium or Technique

Plate-printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Plate

Brown printed textile fragment (faded from dark purple) with white ground; scene of people in 18th-century costume (including kilts) practicing archery, driving carriages, and drinking in a field tent; selvedges

Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout