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Base or Head Bed Curtain

1964.5A (RS85224)

Description

Twilled fustian; two shades of green crewel wool embroidery in large scale outline floral designs of long leafy stemmed plants. A) Rectangular panel of five pieces; thirteen tabs appear to be cotton tape. Linen tape binding across top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1674
Location of origin
England
Material
crewelwork (technique)
cross-stitching
embroidering
fustian
piecing
stitching
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
bed curtains
crewelwork (technique)
Crewelworked
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Embroidered
embroidering
Fustian
fustian
Hand Stitched
HANGING, BED
Jacobean
Pieced
piecing
stitching
Twilled
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
96 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1964.5A
GUSN
9297

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