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Window valance

Description

Glazed cotton chintz; white ground; poly- chromatic isolated floral sprigs; red stems. Applied border of chintz at bottom edge; overlay of green, red and gold gimp. 5-1/2" wood cord spindle tassels on green cord. Shaped bottom edge; two drop pendants flanked by equal cascades. Back glazed brown cotton; wire hooks at back top edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1855
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
chintz
cotton (textile)
fringe
glazing (coating)
piecing
stitching
tabby (textile)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Chintz
chintz
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
glazing (coating)
Hand Stitched
Novelty Weave
Pieced
piecing
stitching
tabby (textile)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
VALANCE
valances
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
45 x 263 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.763
GUSN
9653

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