Fragment of a bed curtain
late 17th–early 18th century
Object Place: England
Overall: 194.6 x 92.1 cm (76 5/8 x 36 1/4 in.) (Maximum) The top edge: 35 1/2"
Medium or Technique
Polychrome wool yarns embroidered on cotton and linen twill
Not On View
Polychrome wool yarns embroidered on linen warp and cotton weft ground, woven in weft-faced twill (fustian). Branches with large leaves and flowers rising from vase with flowers in it; design same as sets in Colonial Williamsburg and the Victoria and Albert Museum (1390.1904). Ground repaired in several areas.
Gift of Colonel and Mrs. Leslie Buswell