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Bed Curtain Fragment

1934.1156 (RS34517)

Description

Nearly square; red and white; sailors abducting native Africans; background of village huts, palm trees and ships. Selvage edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1800
Location of origin
English
Associated Building
Original To Philip Call House.
Material
copper (metal)
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
hand weaving
piecing
textiles
toile (textile material)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
African
African (continent)
bed curtains
copper (metal)
copper engraving (printing process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
CURTAIN, BED
fragments
hand weaving
marines (visual works)
Maritime
palm leaf
Pieced
piecing
Ship
ships
slavery
Slavery
Stipple Engraved
textiles
Toile
toile (textile material)
Tree
Unidentified Textile
Woven
Dimensions
27.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.1156
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Caroline M. Smith
GUSN
36838
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Title Bed Curtain Fragment Accession number 1934.1263 Notes 1934.1263 A CURTAIN, BED Relationship Similar item

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