Head curtain

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1674

GUSN

GUSN-9301

Description

Twilled fustian; two shades of green crewel wool embroidery in large scale outline floral designs of long leafy stemmed plants. E) Rectangular panel of three pieces with nine tabs which appear to be cotton tape attached to linen supporting tape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

head 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

Inscription

Cross-stitched & [ ] at bottom corner of panel: AP/1674 [""1"" is missing, but holes show it clearly]

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

57.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1964.5E

Places

Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly
Probably