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Bed valance fragment

Description

Rectangular, lightly scalloped, off white. Polychromatic wool embroidery; blue and/or green wool undulating vine with large flowers. Stemmed flowers and outlined leaves attached; vine loops at one end. Colors: greens, blues, pink, gold,yellow, olive, lavender, purple, plum and rusts. Hemmed edges.

Details

Maker
Rust, Joanna, Miss (Maker)
Date
1760-1775
Location of origin
Ipswich, MA, USA
Material
crewelwork (technique)
embroidering
linen (material)
piecing
wool (textile)
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
bed valances
crewelwork (technique)
Crewelworked
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
fragments
Linen
linen (material)
Pieced
piecing
Valance
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
11 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.474
Credit Line
Gift of Annie Manning Selfridge
GUSN
9353
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