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Head curtain

1964.5E (RS85224)

Description

Twilled fustian; two shades of green crewel wool embroidery in large scale outline floral designs of long leafy stemmed plants. E) Rectangular panel of three pieces with nine tabs which appear to be cotton tape attached to linen supporting tape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1674
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched & [ ] at bottom corner of panel: AP/1674 [""1"" is missing, but holes show it clearly]
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
crewelwork (technique)
Crewelworked
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Embroidered
embroidering
Fustian
fustian
Hand Stitched
HANGING, BED
head curtains
Jacobean
Pieced
piecing
stitching
Twilled
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
57.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1964.5E
GUSN
9301

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