Wide bed curtain (one of a set of two narrow and two wide)
Late 17th–early 18th century
Object Place: England, Netherlands?
Medium or Technique
Linen and cotton twill ground with wool embroidery
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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) and chair seat covers (63.1028-.1034)
John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund