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Valance fragment

Description

Rectangular; repeating flowering columns with leaves and leafless sprigs; Ikat-like black outlined blue sprigs and white flower pedals between; cream colored ground. Applied polychromatic cotton fringe; tape heading and cotton-covered gimp; woven tape binding across top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1795
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
fringe
glazing (coating)
piecing
tin (metal)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
fragments
Fringe
fringe
glazing (coating)
HANGING, BED
Pieced
piecing
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
valances
Dimensions
13 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.59B
GUSN
46739
Reference Notes
Cooke, Ed., Editor. Upholstery in America & Europe. [No Publisher].

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