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Bed Curtain

Description

Three-panel shaped; applied 3-1/2" netting; tassels across inside top. Floral stripes of wide column of leaves and small flowers; narrow stripes of repeating green and yellow leaves on red ground. Drab style. B) Netted fringe with tassels at top panel. Gathered on ceiling across top. Machine sewn casing; selvage edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Material
alteration (process and technique)
block printing (relief printing process)
chintz
cotton (textile)
fringe
machine sewing (technique)
machine-made
piecing
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Places
Vermont (United States)
Descriptive terms
alteration (process and technique)
bed curtains
block printing (relief printing process)
Chintz
chintz
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
HANGING, BED
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
machine-made
Pieced
piecing
Remade
Transfer Printed
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.780B
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. William F. Hopson
GUSN
52407

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