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Bed valance fragment

Description

Rectangular, off white, end fragment; lightly scalloped edges. Polychromatic crewel embroidery of thin blue/green floral vine, detached and undulating. Backed.

Details

Maker
Clapp, David, Mrs.
Date
1770-1790
Location of origin
Dorchester, MA, USA
Material
crewelwork (technique)
embroidering
linen (material)
piecing
tabby (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
bed valances
crewelwork (technique)
Crewelworked
CURTAIN, BED
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
fragments
Linen
linen (material)
Novelty Weave
Pieced
piecing
tabby (textile)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
13.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.456
GUSN
46169

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