Bed Curtain Fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1780-1790

GUSN

GUSN-9302

Description

Head of bed curtain fragment. Square; off white and brown; showing two repeating scenes. One of man and pack horse approaching gristmill with bridge in foreground; other of two men approaching small bridge with farm in background. Floral swags between scenes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

head curtains
fragments
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
piecing
copper (metal)
architecture (object genre)
architectural elements
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
bridges (built works)
floral patterns
genre
insect
swags
Cotton
Stipple Engraved
Pieced
Bird
Insect
Swag
Genre Scene
Architecture
Floral
Bridge
CURTAIN, BED

Associated Building

Original To Hersey House (Old House),

Additional Identification Number

1963.62 X

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

57 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1963.62

Reference Notes

Montgomery, F.. Printed Textiles. [No Publisher].

Places

Massachusetts (United States)