Curtains for one window, 1785-1790
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Printed cotton; Hanging curtain: W. 67 in.; Swag: 29 1/4 in.
Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library (Winterthur, Del.)
Lengths of copperplate printed cotton (often called, simply, "toiles") were combined with swags of the same fabric to ornament the windows of homes in the years of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Terms of Use Credits