Curtain

Object Number: 
1937.1379d
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 57 x 83 3/4 x 1/8 in. ( 144.8 x 212.7 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Linen bed curtain composed of two horizontal sections hand-stitched together; hand-stitched hems on either side and machine-stitched casing.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group