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Bed canopy

Description

Cross-shaped; block and roller print of repeating rows of white swags with cullular interiors; red and blue floral borders; same floral cluster between. Mauve or purplish-red ground. Applied and gathered flowers; cascades in corners. Plain head cloth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1845
Location of origin
England
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
chintz
cotton (textile)
piecing
printing (process)
rolling up
textiles
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
canopies (bed components)
CANOPY
Chintz
chintz
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Pieced
piecing
printing (process)
rolling up
Swag
swags
textiles
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
142 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.124
GUSN
47618

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