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Bed Curtain Valance

1964.5C (RS85224)

Description

Twilled fustian; two shades of green crewel wool embroidery in large scale outline floral designs of long leafy stemmed plants. C) Rectangular panel of two pieces; most of panel is only 13-1/2" wide. Applied 6" wide trellis type fringe of wool and cotton (see: Note).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1674
Location of origin
England
Material
crewelwork (technique)
cross-stitching
embroidering
fringe
fustian
piecing
stitching
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
crewelwork (technique)
Crewelworked
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Embroidered
embroidering
Fringe
fringe
Fustian
fustian
Hand Stitched
HANGING, BED
Jacobean
Pieced
piecing
stitching
Twilled
valances
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
236 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1964.5C
GUSN
9299

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