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bed cover
  • England, United Kingdom
  • bed cover, 1770–1780
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • cotton, chintz
  • Object Height/Width: 214 x 147 cm
    Object Height/Width: 84 1/4 x 57 7/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0760
Description

Chintz bed cover in a copperplate print, brown on cotton in a Chinoiserie (fanciful and poetic notions of China influenced by travelers' tales and exports of Asian ceramics, textiles, and art objects.) design. Vignettes of Chinese figures on horseback, bearing a sedan chair, paddling a canoe, surrounded by exotic flowers.