The Hinton House State Bed by Unknown Artist

With its original hangings of red silk damask and velvet, the cornices, the interior of the tester, the valances and the counterpane decorated with gold and silver galon.

Details

Medium:
Hangings of red silk damask and velvet
Dimensions:
361 x 216 x 230 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,375 ( Total: £17,500)
Acquired in:
1981
Vendor:
Simon Redburn

Provenance

Comes from Hinton House, the seat of the Poulett family in Somerset, and was made for John, 4th Baron Poulett.

Venue details

Temple Newsam House Temple Newsam Estate, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS15 0AE 0113 336 7461 www.leeds.gov.uk/templenewsamhouse

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry is £5)

3 Nov 2015 – 12 Feb 2016
Pre-booked visits and tours only (see website to book)

13 Feb – 30 Oct
Tue – Sun
10.30 am – 5pm (last admission 4.15pm)

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