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Narrow bed curtain (one of a set of two narrow and two wide)

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From a set of four. Red, orange, brown and shades of yellow crewels worked with a variety of stitches, including stem, seed, buttonhole, lattice work, French knots, bullion, etc., on a linen-and-cotton weft twill ground fabric. The design shows bizarre flowers, exotic fruits and tree islands....

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Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

English, Dutch?, about 1740s

Object Place

England

Dimensions

216 x 139.7 cm (85 1/16 x 55 in.)

Accession Number

63.1026

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles