Base or Head Bed Curtain

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1674

GUSN

GUSN-9297

Description

Twilled fustian; two shades of green crewel wool embroidery in large scale outline floral designs of long leafy stemmed plants. A) Rectangular panel of five pieces; thirteen tabs appear to be cotton tape. Linen tape binding across top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed curtains
crewelwork (technique)
cross-stitching
embroidering
fustian
stitching
piecing
weaving
wool (textile)
Jacobean
Fustian
Twilled
Crewelworked
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Pieced
Cross-stitched
Wool
Jacobean
HANGING, BED

Additional Identification Number

1964.5 AX

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

96 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1964.5A

Places

Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly
Probably