Side curtain from set of bed hangings

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1750-1780

GUSN

GUSN-27932

Description

This panel from a set of bed curtains is block printed with repeats of trailing floral vines with large blooms similar to crysanthemums. The panel is rectangular and finished with linen tape binding along hem and one side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed curtains
fragments
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Hanging, Bed
Curtain, Bed
Cotton
Transfer Printed
Floral
Chrysanthemum
Curtain, Bed

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

16.25 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1917.1366B

Places

Massachusetts (United States)