Bed Curtain

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1765-1774

GUSN

GUSN-9319

Description

Loose, plain weave; applied 3" wide netted fringe; hanging bellflower strings. Large scale scenes: family along road walking past pairs of livestock and two men, one playing a flute. In background parkland with deer, castle/church and manor house. Tree border printed in blue and white ground. N) Panel; hemmed top and netted fringe with bellflower strings across bottom and along one side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed curtains
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
net (textile)
piecing
tabby (textile)
alteration (process and technique)
toile (textile material)
copper (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
animals
architecture (object genre)
architectural elements
husk (motif)
Aves (class)
deers
floral patterns
genre
Cotton
Toile
Net
Fringe
Linen
Stipple Engraved
Woven
Remade
Machine Sewn
Floral
Bird
Genre Scene
Architecture
Mythical Animal
Novelty Weave
Pieced
Bellflower
Deer
HANGING, BED

Associated Building

Used At Eleazer Arnold House,

Maker

Possibly Bromley Hall Printworks (Maker)

Location of Origin

East London, England; England

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

40 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1961.59N

Reference Notes

------------. "Ceramic Chinoiserie," Antiques Magazine, August 1941,. [No Publisher].

Places


Rhode Island (United States)