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Bed Curtain Fragment

1963.62 (RS269956)

Description

Head of bed curtain fragment. Square; off white and brown; showing two repeating scenes. One of man and pack horse approaching gristmill with bridge in foreground; other of two men approaching small bridge with farm in background. Floral swags between scenes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1790
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Hersey House (Old House).
Material
copper (metal)
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
piecing
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
architectural elements
Architecture
architecture (object genre)
Aves (class)
Bird
Bridge
bridges (built works)
copper (metal)
copper engraving (printing process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
CURTAIN, BED
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
fragments
genre
Genre Scene
head curtains
Insect
insect
Pieced
piecing
Stipple Engraved
Swag
swags
Dimensions
57 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.62
GUSN
9302
Reference Notes
Montgomery, F.. Printed Textiles. [No Publisher].

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