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Bed canopy

Description

Top with applied 15" flounce; netted cotton fringe; tassels on four sides. Top panel extends 6" to form flap over parts of ruffle. Ruffles applied reversed; back to top. Printed floral stripes with alternating wide columns of leaves and flowers on brown ground; narrow stripes of yellow and green leaves on red ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Material
alteration (process and technique)
block printing (relief printing process)
chintz
cotton (textile)
fringe
glazing (coating)
machine-made
piecing
stitching
tabby (textile)
tin (metal)
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Places
Possibly Vermont (United States)
Descriptive terms
alteration (process and technique)
bed curtains
block printing (relief printing process)
Chintz
chintz
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
glazing (coating)
Hand Stitched
HANGING, BED
machine-made
Novelty Weave
Pieced
piecing
Remade
stitching
tabby (textile)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
80 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.780A
GUSN
52406

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