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

English, Dutch?
Late 17th–early 18th century


Object Place: England, Netherlands?

Accession Number

63.1023

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton twill ground with wool embroidery

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund