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Bed valance fragment

1959.462A.1 (RS34516)

Description

Scalloped, off white; woven in double line blue windowpane checks with embroidered two tone blue wool in floral sprig motifs; cut into small pieces. A) End piece. Leaf sprig and berry sprig motifs. Stitched to cardboard.

Details

Maker
Adams, Mary (Maker)
Date
1780-1791
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched: MA A
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
hand weaving
linen (material)
tabby (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
bed valances
checker pattern
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
CURTAIN, BED
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
fragments
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
Novelty Weave
tabby (textile)
Woven
Woven Check
Dimensions
16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.462A.1
GUSN
9327

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