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Bed flounce, skirt or dust ruffle

Description

Long, rectangular; repeating scenes of Gen. Zachary Taylor astride horse directing American soldiers at battle of Palo Alto, Mexico. Floral wreath-like surrounds; green/drab ground. Narrow hemmed bottom; narrow casing at top; drawstring; very gathered.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1848-1850
Material
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
dust ruffles
glazing (coating)
Hanging, Bed
People and organizations
Battle of Palo Alto
Mexican War
Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850
Dimensions
186 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.9
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.
GUSN
48709
Reference Notes
October

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