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Bed flounce

Description

Panels of pieced, glazed plain weave cotton w/ roller print block print combination polychromatic repeating large scale floral motifs w/ sawtooth arc borders; heavy use of green, very busy w/ little white ground; edges bound in a striped honeycomb tape. Pieced panel; gathered on striped binding w/ 5 sets of ties.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
chintz
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
piecing
printing (process)
rolling up
tin (metal)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Chintz
chintz
Cotton
cotton (textile)
dust ruffles
Floral
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Pieced
piecing
printing (process)
rolling up
RUFFLE, DUST
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
17.5 x 72 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1960.77I
GUSN
25729

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