Bed curtain (part of)

American, New England
18th century


Object Place: Kingston, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

174 x 113.7 cm (68 1/2 x 44 3/4 in. )

Accession Number

56.833

Medium or Technique

Linen, Wool; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Linen worked with polychrome crewels in a design of delicate separate conventionalized floral motifs. Colors delicate and faded. Some of the crewels have disappeared, leaving design drawn on linen. Linen somewhat browned and fragile. Many holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Fannie M. Whitman Crowley