Bed curtain | V&A Search the CollectionsPlace of origin: England, Britain (embroidered) Date: 1690-1710 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Linen and cotton twill, embroidered with wool
BED RUG /Artist unidentified, Connecticut River Valley, United States, 1790–1810, wool on woven wool,100 × 96", collection American Folk Art Museum, gift of Virginia Esmerian: 1995.32.2. Photo credit: John Parnell
Sewn not hooked - The Magazine Antiques, Bed rug by Mary Foote (1752-1837), Colchester, Connecticut, 1778. Yarn-sewn wool on wool, 83 ½ by 77 ½ inches. This is one of four spectacular bed rugs made to commemorate the weddings on November 5, 1778, of three siblings of the Foote and Otis families, prosperous farmers and landowners in the Connecticut River valley.