Fragment of a bed curtain

English
late 17th–early 18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall: 194.6 x 92.1 cm (76 5/8 x 36 1/4 in.) (Maximum) The top edge: 35 1/2"

Accession Number

61.1250

Medium or Technique

Polychrome wool yarns embroidered on cotton and linen twill

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Polychrome wool yarns embroidered on linen warp and cotton weft ground, woven in weft-faced twill (fustian). Branches with large leaves and flowers rising from vase with flowers in it; design same as sets in Colonial Williamsburg and the Victoria and Albert Museum (1390.1904). Ground repaired in several areas.

Credit Line

Gift of Colonel and Mrs. Leslie Buswell