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Bed valance

Description

Rectangular straight off-white fustian panel with polychromatic wool embroidery with scrolling blue-green and gold vines eminating from central red chrysanthemum; vine has selection of buds and flowers with few leaves; use of blue-green, gold, green, cream, pink, peach and tans; olive twill wool tape across bottom with hemmed top with ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1780
Material
cotton (textile)
crewelwork (technique)
embroidering
fustian
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
bed valances
Cotton
cotton (textile)
crewelwork (technique)
Crewelworked
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Fustian
fustian
Linen
linen (material)
VALANCE
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
11 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.6
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.
GUSN
48706

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