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Bed canopy

Description

White dimity canopy, plain top w/ applied ruffled valances w/ applied bars of woven leno twist and fringed edges; cascaded corners; ruffled foot; plain head cloth; drawstring tassel remaining on one side ruffle, other one missing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Associated Building
Original to Marrett House (Standish, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
dimity
drawn thread work
fringe
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
canopies (bed components)
CANOPY
Cotton
cotton (textile)
dimity
Dimity
drawn thread work
Drawnwork
fringe
Fringed
Dimensions
113 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.1502.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances S. Marrett
GUSN
46271

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