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Wide 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 in 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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John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

English, Dutch?, late 17th–early 18th century

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216 x 264 cm (85 1/16 x 103 15/16 in.)

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Embroidery: crewels on Linen and cotton and linen ground


Textiles and Fashion Arts