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Half of wide bed curtain

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Crewelwork head or foot curtain (left half); white linen and cotton ground cloth; hem across top with linen tape binding and five metal curtain rings; polychrome wool embroidery with one and a half trees on narrow mounds across the bottom and deep flowering vine border along left side; narrow...

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Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Crewelwork embroidery

Part of an incomplete set of of bed hangings

American (New England), around 1730–1740

Object Place

Salisbury, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Kensington, New Hampshire, United States


205 x 94.5 cm (80 11/16 x 37 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton plain weave with wool embroidery, linen plain weave tape, metal rings


Textiles and Fashion Arts