Bed Curtain

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1790-1795

GUSN

GUSN-9303

Description

Rectangular; repeating flowering columns with leaves and leafless sprigs; Ikat-like black outlined blue sprigs and white flower pedals between; cream colored ground. Applied polychromatic cotton fringe; tape heading and cotton-covered gimp; woven tape binding across top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed curtains
block printing (relief printing process)
brass (alloy)
cotton (textile)
fringe
glazing (coating)
linen (material)
piecing
tin (metal)
floral patterns
Cotton
Fringe
Transfer Printed
Pieced
Tin Glazed
Floral
Linen
Brass
HANGING, BED

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

35.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1963.59A

Reference Notes

Cooke, Ed., Editor. Upholstery in America & Europe. [No Publisher].

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