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Fragments of bed hangings

Thirteen pieces or fragments of embroidered bed curtains or hangings; linen and cotton twill ground (fustian) with wool embroidery (crewelwork) similar to other pieces in Bradstreet group (19.67 and 19.596–19.610).


Inherited by Samuel Bradstreet; Gift to the MFA, 1919

Credit Line

Gift of Samuel Bradstreet

Crewelwork embroidery

Fragments of bed curtains

American, first quarter of the 18th century

Place of Creation

Massachusetts, United States

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Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton twill with wool embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts