Bed Curtain Fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1785-1800

GUSN

GUSN-36838

Description

Nearly square; red and white; sailors abducting native Africans; background of village huts, palm trees and ships. Selvage edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed curtains
fragments
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
hand weaving
piecing
toile (textile material)
textiles
copper (metal)
African (continent)
marines (visual works)
palm leaf
ships
slavery
Cotton
Toile
Woven
Pieced
Stipple Engraved
Maritime
Slavery
African
Tree
Ship
Unidentified Textile
CURTAIN, BED

Associated Building

Original To Philip Call House,

Related Items

Title Bed Curtain Fragment Accession Number 1934.1263

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

English

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

27.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Caroline M. Smith

Accession Number

1934.1156

Places

Massachusetts (United States)