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Description

White cotton dimity; 2 columns of closely spaced stripes alternating w/ column of widely spaced stripes; trimmed w/ knotted fringe edged w/ pom-pom swags; tape sewn 1" below top hem on back to make casing for drawstring. A): W/ corner cascades, made of center, two piece panel 40x17 1/2, flanked by single piece end panels 20x39 1/2 w/ rounded inside corners, applied cotton netting 5" wide w/ applied double row of cotton bellflowers on looping festoons; gathered ruffle across top on casing. Dimity.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Material
cotton (textile)
dimity
fringe
machine-made
net (textile)
piecing
stitching
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Dimity
dimity
fringe
Fringed
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Net
net (textile)
Pieced
piecing
stitching
VALANCE
valances
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
48 x 84 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.960B
GUSN
25733

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