1957.0044.001 A Bed hanging, bed curtain
  • 1957.0044.001 A Bed hanging, bed curtain
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Bed hanging (Side curtain)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Place of Origin:

    Connecticut, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1750-1800

  • Materials:

    Linen; Cotton; Wool

  • Techniques:

    Embroidered, Crewelwork

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0044.001 A


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Object Number

1957.0044.001 A

Object Name

Bed hanging (Side curtain)

Category

Textiles (Furnishing)

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Place of Origin

Connecticut, New England, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Related crewelwork panels with histories of beingmade in southeastern Connecticut are in the collections of the Connecticut Historical Society Museum in Hartford and the Faith Trumbull Chapter D.A. R. in Norwich, Connecticut.

Date

1750-1800

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; upper right; " 57.44.1a" (graphite)

Materials

Linen; Cotton; Wool

Techniques

Embroidered, Crewelwork

Construction Description

Hand-stitched

Dimensions (inches)

72.75 (H) , 33.25 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

184.78 (H) , 84.455 (W)

Measurement Notes

Length includes tabs, which are one inch long.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Swan, Susan Burrows. 1977 Plain & Fancy: American Women and Their Needlework, 1700-1850.
Published: p. 107, fig. 54
[Book] Swan, Susan Burrows. 1995 Plain and Fancy: American Women and their Needlework, 1650-1850.
Published: p. 116, fig. 57
[Book] Swan, Susan Burrows. 1976 A Winterthur Guide to American Needlework.
Published: p. 70, fig. 52