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Bed Hanging (France), 1730–70

This is a Bed hanging. It is dated 1730–70 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is silk, metal-wrapped silk-core yarns and its technique is embroidery in satin and couching stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Flight of Fancy: Luxe Prints & The Textiles They Inspire .

This object was donated by Anonymous. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 381 x 102.2 cm (150 x 40 1/4 in.)

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Bed Hanging (France), 1730–70; silk, metal-wrapped silk-core yarns; H x W: 381 x 102.2 cm (150 x 40 1/4 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-166-46-a

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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