Bed hanging (Tail or cascade)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Creator (Role):

    Winterthur (Maker)

    Brunschwig & Fils, Inc. (Fabric manufacturer)

  • Place of Origin:

    Winterthur, New Castle, Delaware, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1973-1973

  • Materials:

    Cotton; Linen

  • Techniques:

    Woven (plain), Printed

  • Museum Object Number:

    1973.0506 D


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1973.0506 D

Object Name

Bed hanging (Tail or cascade)

Category

Textiles (Furnishing)

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Winterthur (Maker)

Brunschwig & Fils, Inc. (Fabric manufacturer)

Place of Origin

Winterthur, New Castle, Delaware, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

This bed hanging was made at Winterthur for use at Winterthur in 2000.

Secondary Place of Origin

New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Secondary Origin Notes

This fabric was reproduced by Brunschwig et Fils in 1973. The 1973 reproduction fabric was based on fabric manufactured in France by Jean-Baptiste Huet (Oberkampf's Jouy Manufactory) between 1780 and 1790.

Date

1973-1973

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; Reverse, bottom, pinned on tag; "76.506d/Franklin/Oct-Apr" (graphite)
2. Label; Reverse, bottom, cloth tag; "FRANKLIN BED ROOM/HEAD POST/RIGHT SIDE/m73.506D" (typed)

Subjects

Native American; Allegory

Materials

Cotton; Linen

Techniques

Woven (plain), Printed

Dimensions (inches)

82 (H) , 6.5 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

208.28 (H) , 16.51 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements overall, L includes fringe.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Salmon, Larry & Carlano, Marianne. 1987 French Textiles from the Middle Ages through the Second Empire.
Pattern published: Fig. 125, p. 151
[Article] Gril-Mariotte, Aziza & Warner, Pamela J. 2010 Topical Themes from the Oberkampf Textile Manufactory, Jouy-en-Josas, Frannce, 1760-1821. Studies in the Deocrative Arts. 17 (1): 35.
Discussion and images of fabric T120, pg. 171-174; 188-190.
[Book] Clouzot, Henri & Morris, Frances. 1927 Painted and Printed Fabrics : The History of the Manufactory at Jouy and Other Ateliers in France 1760-1815.
Design: No. 69, pl. XXV
[Book] D'Allemagne, Henry-René & Clouzot, Henri. 1942 La Toile Imprimée et les Indiennes de Traïte. II.
Design: pl. 144
[Article] Holden, Agnes J. 1939 Jean-Baptiste Huet; Master Designer of Toiles de Jouy. The Bulletin of the Needle and Bobbin Club. 23 (2): 31.
Design stages: pp 6-7