Narrow bed curtain (one of a set of two narrow and two wide)

English, Dutch?
about 1740s


Object Place: England

Dimensions

216 x 139.7 cm (85 1/16 x 55 in.)

Accession Number

63.1025

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

From a set of four. Red, orange, brown and shades of yellow crewels worked with a variety of stitches, including stem, seed, buttonhole, lattice work, French knots, bullion, etc., on a linen-and-cotton weft twill ground fabric. The design shows bizarre flowers, exotic fruits and tree islands. Condition: Good. See matching valance (63.1027) and chair seat covers (63.1028-.1034).

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund