Set of bed hangings

English
late 17th or early 18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

28 x 542 cm (11 x 213 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: Textile Income Purchase Fund and Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

Accession Number

61.1031

Medium or Technique

Cotton and linen twill with wool embroidery

Not On View

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 flowers and large leaves. Made up of several pieces assembled in Museum; modern red, yellow and pink silk fringe along bottom edge; modern linen lining. Several pieces still loose, kept with valance.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot