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Bed cover

Bed cover

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen quilting on cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Lester Sutcliffe

  • Museum number:

    T.41-1930

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Quilted in linen thread on cotton. The pattern consists of curved bands of fruit and vandyked patterns, long leaves, and flowering stems on a close ground of scale shapes. On three sides there is a double fringe knotted.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1700-1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Linen quilting on cotton

Dimensions

Length: 79 in, Width: 37 in with fring

Object history note

Registered File number 1930/3010.

Descriptive line

Part of a quilted coverlet; England; 1700-1750.

Materials

Cotton (textile); Linen thread

Techniques

Quilting; Plain weave

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Leaves; Fruit

Categories

Textiles; Household objects

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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