Bed Curtain

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-52407

Description

Three-panel shaped; applied 3-1/2" netting; tassels across inside top. Floral stripes of wide column of leaves and small flowers; narrow stripes of repeating green and yellow leaves on red ground. Drab style. B) Netted fringe with tassels at top panel. Gathered on ceiling across top. Machine sewn casing; selvage edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed curtains
block printing (relief printing process)
chintz
cotton (textile)
fringe
machine sewing (technique)
weaving
machine-made
piecing
alteration (process and technique)
floral patterns
Cotton
Fringe
Chintz
Transfer Printed
Woven
Machine Sewn
Remade
Floral
Pieced
HANGING, BED

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

75 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William F. Hopson

Accession Number

1941.780B

Places

Vermont (United States)