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Doll Bed Canopy and Headcloth

1991.1245AB (RS25762)

Description

A canopy for a flat-top doll's bed; an off-white cotton printed with delicate floral sprigs in brown, red, green and pink. All sides are ornamented with a cotton tape border with yellow and red wool swags. The headcloth is of the same fabric and is tacked into place.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1830
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
Object type
Toy
Descriptive terms
canopies (bed components)
CANOPY AND HEADCLOTH
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
headcloths (bed hangings)
miniatures (toys)
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
19.25 x 14 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1245AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2795
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