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Bed cover

Bed cover

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    c.1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Anne Peake

  • Museum number:

    T.22-1945

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Linen coverlet quilted in back stitch. English, late seventeenth or early eighteenth century.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

c.1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Object history note

The object was acquired for its exceptional workmanship, as an example of embroidery. Given by Miss Anne Peake of Redbourn, Hertfordshire.

Historical context note

The design is unusual for English work of this type, and the appropriation of the figure subject to suit the scale and material at the disposal of the needle-worker is highly successful.

Materials

Linen

Techniques

Quilted

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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