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Crewelwork bed curtain; white linen and cotton ground cloth; hem across top with linen tape binding and metal curtain rings; borders of polychrome wool embroidery; narrow stems in stem stitch, thicker stems and shaded areas of mounds, flowers, leaves and berries in New England laid stitch (or...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George W. Collier

Crewelwork embroidery

Part of an incomplete set of bed hangings

American (New England, Kensington, NH), 1750–75

Object Place

Salisbury, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Kensington, New Hampshire, United States


201.2 x 89 cm (79 3/16 x 35 1/16 in. )

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts