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Bed cover

Bed cover

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Quilted and embroidered linen

  • Museum number:

    1584-1902

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bed cover of linen, closely covered with drawn-work and embroidery in white linen thread. In the middle is a large compartment formed by curved bands and enclosing floral stems and leaves encircling a central rosette. Around this are scrolls and floral device filling the rest of the space. A variety of stitches have been employed. The background and parts of the design are in openwork patterns.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1700-1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Quilted and embroidered linen

Dimensions

Length: 46 in, Width: 38.5 in

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File number 90133/1902.

Descriptive line

Bed cover, quilted and embroidered linen, England, 1700-1750.

Materials

Linen (material); Linen thread

Techniques

Quilted; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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