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Plaid textile fragment, linen, woven, American, late 18th to early 19th century

Plaid textile fragment, linen, woven, American, late to early century

Fustian: Textile Sample Book Date: 1771 Culture: British Medium: Paper, cloth binding, with attached samples of fustian

This sample book was a marketing tool; it contains swatches of fabric made by the Manchester manufacturing firm of Benjamin and John Bower. The samples on this page are woven with a very fine cotton warp and single, silk weft

Piece Date: late 18th century Culture: possibly French Medium: Cotton Dimensions: L. 11 x W. 6 1/2 inches 27.9 x 16.5 cm Classification: Textiles-Printed Credit Line: Gift of The United Piece Dye Works, 1936 Accession Number: 36.90.926

Piece Date: late century Culture: possibly French Medium: Cotton Dimensions: L. 6 inches x cm Classification: Textiles-Printed Credit Line: Gift of The United Piece Dye Works, 1936 Accession Number:

Textile fragment | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Blue and white striped textile fragment, alternating thin and thick blue stripes

Textile fragment | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Blue, light brown, and white plaid textile fragment

Embroidered Hanging  Date: late 14th century  Geography: Made in, probably Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany  Culture: German  Medium: Silk on linen, painted inscriptions  Dimensions: 63 x 62 1/2 in. (160 x 158.8 cm)  Classification: Textiles-Embroidered  Accession Number: 69.106

Embroidered Hanging Date: late century Geography: Made in, probably Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany Culture: German Medium: Silk on linen, painted inscriptions Dimensions: 63 x 62 in. x cm) Classification: Textiles-Embroidered Accession Number:

Fragment of bast fiber textile, possibly hemp, Japanese (Nara period), 8th century

Fragment of bast fiber textile, possibly hemp, Japanese (Nara period), 8th century

HANDSPUN, HANDWOVEN  COTTON WARP AND SILK WEFT  BOTANICAL AND MINERAL DYES  MID/LATE 19C

HANDSPUN, HANDWOVEN COTTON WARP AND SILK WEFT BOTANICAL AND MINERAL DYES MID/LATE 19C

Bedcover Category: Textiles (Furnishing) Place of Origin: England, United Kingdom, Europe Date: 1770-1790 Materials: Cotton Techniques: Woven (plain), Block printed, Resist style Museum Object Number: 1951.0019

Bedcover Category: Textiles (Furnishing) Place of Origin: England, United Kingdom, Europe Date: Materials: Cotton Techniques: Woven (plain), Block printed, Resist style Museum Object Number:

1775-1800, Germany (probably). Victoria and Albert Museum: "Block-printed cotton, wide floral stripes, dense black-and white narrower stripe filled in with flowers and wider cream stripe with floral sprigs, used as lining or cheaper furnishing"

Printed cotton

Victoria and Albert Museum: "Block-printed cotton, wide floral stripes, dense black-and white narrower stripe filled in with flowers and wider cream stripe with floral sprigs, used as lining or cheaper furnishing"

Textile Sample Book c1771 British Accession Number: 156.4 T31 This sample book was an innovative marketing tool that traveled from Liverpool to New York City on the brigantine Havannah. Its five hundred swatches, made by the Manchester mfg firm of Benjamin & John Bower, represent the type of inexpensive cloth worn by sailors, artisans & enslaved persons. Such textiles, especially the colorful checked & striped examples, were a valuable currency exchanged for enslaved Africans.  7 of 49 pgs.

1771 British Sample Bound pages: 8 x 4 in.- of Captain Nicholson on the brigantine Havannah. made by the Manchester manufacturing firm of Benjamin and John Bower, represent the type of inexpensive cloth mixtures of linen and cotton- MET

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