This English embroidered piece, likely made as a wedding gift, may have decorated the foot of the newlywed couple’s bed. The overall design and exotic elements show the influence of Indian, Persian and Chinese decorative arts.

Pattern: 
Bed Cover
Maker: 
Maker unknown
Circa
1710
1730
Made in
England, United Kingdom
62
60.5
IQSCM
2006.004.0004