Bed Curtain Fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1755-1765

GUSN

GUSN-48710

Description

Rectangular; brown and white copperplate with repeated scene of British assault on walled city; British warships in river. In center foreground mounted officers face viewer; point sword toward action. Hemmed bottom; selvage sides; cut top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed curtains
fragments
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
toile (textile material)
textiles
copper (metal)
architecture (object genre)
architectural elements
cannons (artillery)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
horse (animal)
armed forces
ships
soldiers
Cotton
Toile
Stipple Engraved
Horse
Ship
Cannon
Soldier
Military
Architecture
Unidentified Textile
CURTAIN, BED

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

26 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.

Accession Number

1972.10