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Bed valance

Description

End valance; plain weave, off-white linen with selvage top edge and hemmed edges; shaped ends with sharp corners and points; straight bottoms; embroidered with polychromatic wools in undulating grape vine meeting at center with a flourish, various flowers and leaves represented; nail or tack holes obvious.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1775
Associated Building
Pratt House.
Material
crewelwork (technique)
embroidering
linen (material)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
bed valances
crewelwork (technique)
Crewelworked
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
stitching
VALANCE, BED
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
59 x 11.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1952.279C
GUSN
25721

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