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Bed flounce

Description

Long, rectangular; fine plain weave cotton. Gathered across top in narrow casing; wide 1-1/2" hem across bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Inscriptions
Written in ink at left side near hem: SHP/No 7 [in script. No 9 or No 7]
Associated Building
Used At Fowler House Purchase - WSA. Used At Samuel Fowler House.
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
piecing
stitching
tabby (textile)
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
dust ruffles
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Novelty Weave
Pieced
piecing
RUFFLE, DUST
stitching
tabby (textile)
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
90 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1964.242
GUSN
42369

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