Set of bed hangings

American (New England)
18th century


Object Place: Kingston, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

142.5 x 69 cm (56 1/8 x 27 3/16 in. )

Accession Number

56.836

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 with flowering vine bordering one side. Colors delicate and faded. Some of the crewels have disappeared, leaving design drawn on linen. Linen browned and fragile.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Fannie M. Whitman Crowley