Bed curtain in a set of two wide and two narrow (one narrow curtain)
late 17th–early 18th century
Object Place: England
Length x width: 214.9 x 92.4 cm (84 5/8 x 36 3/8 in.) (Maximum) The top edge: 35 5/8"
Medium or Technique
Wool; embroidery: crewels on Linen and cotton
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Set of two narrow and two wide bed curtains. Polychrome wool yarns embroidered on linen warp and cotton weft ground, woven in weft-faced twill (fustian). Branches with large leaves and flowers. Hilly landscape below with hunter and dog pursuing deer. Same design as sets in Historic Deerfield and Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Ground repaired in several areas. Matching valance is 61.1031.
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