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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. Colors delicate and faded. Some of the crewels have disappeared, leaving design drawn on linen. Linen somewhat browned and fragile. Many holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Fannie M. Whitman Crowley

American, 18th century

Object Place

Kingston, Massachusetts, USA


174 x 113.7 cm (68 1/2 x 44 3/4 in. )

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, Wool; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts