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Bed valance

Description

Rectangular fragment of fine plain weave cotton w/ arboresque morning glory vines on brown striped and honeycomb ground; glazed; raw edges w/ top gathered on string and band w/ a honeycomb tape binding.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
machine-made
printing (process)
rolling up
tin (metal)
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
bed valances
block printing (relief printing process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
machine-made
printing (process)
rolling up
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
VALANCE, BED
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
18 x 23.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.616
GUSN
31027

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