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Bed netting

Object Number: 
Z.2021ab
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Cotton, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Each (net, rolled): 6 x 37 x 10 in. (15.2 x 94 x 25.4 cm)
Marks: 
written: on box containing bed netting: "Theresa/Gift of Mr. Havemeyer/Pl[___] to him" written: on note found with netting: "2 second floor & third floor/Curtains"
Description: 
Two large pieces of cotton bed netting attached to wooden frame; frame consists of circular metal crown holding six narrow hinged slats, each attached to netting at the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group