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Bed valance fragment

Description

Rectangular, off white, lightly scalloped; shaped end. Polychromatic wool embroidery of undulating floral vine. Much of work outlined in contrasting color.

Details

Maker
Rust, Joanna, Miss (Maker)
Date
1760-1775
Location of origin
Ipswich, MA, USA
Material
crewelwork (technique)
embroidering
linen (material)
piecing
tabby (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
bed valances
crewelwork (technique)
Crewelworked
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
fragments
Linen
linen (material)
Novelty Weave
Pieced
piecing
tabby (textile)
Valance
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
11 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.473
Credit Line
Gift of Annie Manning Selfridge
GUSN
30651
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