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“Lately Arrived from London” will delight fans of early calicoes and chintzes. The collection recreates fabrics from the turn of the 19th century when Americans imported their cottons. Traders brought the world’s luxury goods to wharves in Philadelphia,Boston and New York. Each piece is named for a trading ship that sailed intoAmerican harbors – the Charming Betsy, the Brigantine Sally, the Ship Surprise.