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Bed Curtain Fragment

1934.1263 (RS34533)

Description

Framed; red and white; dying woman in arms of African woman, child and husband; African man pointing inland to husband; all under palm tree. Shipwreck in background; people struggling ashore.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1800
Location of origin
England
Material
copper (metal)
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
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
Floral
floral patterns
fragments
marines (visual works)
Maritime
Stipple Engraved
textiles
Toile
toile (textile material)
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
20.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.1263
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Caroline M. Smith
GUSN
36875
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