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Bed Curtain

Description

Loose, plain weave; applied 3" wide netted fringe; hanging bellflower strings. Large scale scenes: family along road walking past pairs of livestock and two men, one playing a flute. In background parkland with deer, castle/church and manor house. Tree border printed in blue and white ground. Q) Panel; netted fringe along one side with bellflower strings.

Details

Maker
Possibly Bromley Hall Printworks (Maker)
Date
1765-1774
Location of origin
East London, England; England
Associated Building
Used At Eleazer Arnold House.
Material
alteration (process and technique)
copper (metal)
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
net (textile)
piecing
tabby (textile)
toile (textile material)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
alteration (process and technique)
animals
architectural elements
Architecture
architecture (object genre)
Aves (class)
bed curtains
Bellflower
Bird
copper (metal)
copper engraving (printing process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Deer
deers
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
genre
Genre Scene
hand weaving
HANGING, BED
husk (motif)
Linen
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
Mythical Animal
Net
net (textile)
Novelty Weave
Pieced
piecing
Remade
Stipple Engraved
tabby (textile)
Toile
toile (textile material)
Woven
Dimensions
40 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1961.59Q
GUSN
9322
Reference Notes
------------. "Ceramic Chinoiserie," Antiques Magazine, August 1941,. [No Publisher].

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