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Bed curtain (part of)

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Linen worked with polychrome crewels in a design of delicate separate conventionalized floral motifs with flowering vine bordering one side and bottom. Colors delicate and faded. Some of the crewels have disappeared leaving design drawn on linen. Linen browned, and fragile. Holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Fannie M. Whitman Crowley

American, 18th century

Object Place

Kingston, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

210.7 x 112.5 cm (82 15/16 x 44 5/16 in. )

Accession Number

56.832

Medium or Technique

Linen, Wool; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles