Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Toile de Bordeaux bed curtain fragment
  • France
  • Toile de Bordeaux bed curtain fragment, late 1700s
  • Where object was made: France
  • quilting, block printing
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2108
Description

Quilted Toile de Bordeaux bed curtain fragment, woodblock printed. It has flowers, vases and swags in the pattern. It has picotage (tiny dots created by brass rods pounded into block).