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Part of a bed hanging

Part of bed hanging consisting of two pieces of white linen and cotton twill (fustian) with napped face and embroidered with wool (crewelwork); New England laid stitch or Roumanian Couching used for thick yellow and red stems, most of the leaves, pink and red flower buds, and blue and white...

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Provenance

Inherited by Samuel Bradstreet; Gift to the MFA, 1919

Credit Line

Gift of Samuel Bradstreet

Crewelwork embroidery

Fragment of a bed curtain

American, second quarter of the 18th century

Place of Creation

Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

19.607

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton twill with wool embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles