1955.0749.011 curtain.
  • 1955.0749.011 curtain.
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Bed hanging (Side curtain)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Place of Origin:

    Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    United States, North America

  • Date:

    1938-1955

  • Materials:

    Linen; Cotton; Wool

  • Techniques:

    Crewelwork, Embroidered, Woven (plain)

  • Museum Object Number:

    1955.0749.011


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Object Number

1955.0749.011

Object Name

Bed hanging (Side curtain)

Category

Textiles (Furnishing)

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

This bed hanging was probably made at Winterthur or in New York City.

Secondary Place of Origin

United States, North America

Secondary Origin Notes

Previously dated 1730-1790, this needlework was probably executed in America in the 18th century.

Date

1938-1955

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; lower left; pencil, "55.749.11 Williams Oct-Mar"
2. Label; lower left; typed, BELLE ISLE RM 2 A bed curtains right head"
3. Label; lower left; stamped in red ink, "SEASON 3" Maroon "4" stamped directly on lining

Materials

Linen; Cotton; Wool

Techniques

Crewelwork, Embroidered, Woven (plain)

Dimensions (inches)

76 (H) , 23.5 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

193.04 (H) , 59.69 (W)

Object Description

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