Set of bed hangings

American (New England)
18th century


Object Place: Kingston, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

117.5 x 112.8 cm (46 1/4 x 44 7/16 in. )

Accession Number

56.834

Medium or Technique

Linen, wool; crewelwork

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 in the corners with flowering vine bordering three sides. Colors delicate and faded. Some of the crewels have disappeared. Linen brown and fragile. Small holes and a patch.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Fannie M. Whitman Crowley