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Three pieces of tabby-woven linen embroidered with silk. Probably (a) main portion of foot or head curtain of a bed, made into a bed cover, and (b,c) two fragments of bottoms of narrow side curtains. Embroidery threads are dark blue, light blue, and white. Stitches are chiefly stem, buttonhole,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George C. Barrows

American (New England), second half, 18th century

Object Place

New England, USA


211 x 205 cm (83 1/16 x 80 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen ground with silk embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts