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Bed Curtain Fragment

1959.19 (RS34467)

Description

Black and white copperplate views of the life of a horse. Views progress down from racer, to squire's fox ride, to drawing a stage, to drawing a cart, to being dead in a cart.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Inscriptions
Print: High Mettled Racer Fox Chase Home Brewed Ale Hack on the Road To London Drawing a Sand Cart Dead in the Cart
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Used At Josiah Newell House.
Material
copper (metal)
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
rolling up
textiles
toile (textile material)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
architectural elements
Architecture
architecture (object genre)
bed curtains
Carriage
carriages (vehicles)
copper (metal)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
CURTAIN, BED
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
fragments
genre
Genre Scene
Horse
horse (animal)
hunters (people)
Huntsmen
Possibly copper engraving (printing process)
Possibly printing (process)
Possibly rolling up
Stipple Engraved
textiles
Toile
toile (textile material)
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
24.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.19
GUSN
46030
Reference Notes
Anonymous. By a Fine Hand. [No Publisher].

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