Bed Curtain Fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1785-1800

GUSN

GUSN-36875

Description

Framed; red and white; dying woman in arms of African woman, child and husband; African man pointing inland to husband; all under palm tree. Shipwreck in background; people struggling ashore.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed curtains
fragments
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
toile (textile material)
textiles
copper (metal)
African (continent)
floral patterns
marines (visual works)
Cotton
Toile
Stipple Engraved
Maritime
Floral
African
Unidentified Textile
CURTAIN, BED

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

20.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Caroline M. Smith

Accession Number

1934.1263

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

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