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Bed Curtain


Artist Unknown (United States)


c. 1740

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Bed Curtain, Artist Unknown (United States)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Linen, wool; embroidery
Size: 67 x 82 in. (170.18 x 208.28 cm)
Creation Place: United States
Culture: United States
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: multicolored embroidery depicting overall scene of fanciful birds perched on curvaceous flowering trees; very bottom depicts rolling hills with a deer in the center and other small animals prancing about the ground; double layer backing; light brown backg
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Walter C. and Mary C. Briggs Purchase Fund and Gift of Don and Diana Lee Lucker, Ford Bell, Myron Kunin, and Barbara S. Longfellow
Accession Number: 2002.247
Added to Site: February 28, 2009