Canopy Bed with Paper Valance

Date

1950-1970

GUSN

GUSN-11146

Description

Canopy bed with paper valances. Each piece is comprised of reproduction wallpaper in blue, black, yellow, pumpkin and red- patterned with flowering vine. It is backed with yellow paper and edged in adhesive tape. A. Headcloth- comprised of two panels of paper in almost square form. B. Right side valance- with a shaped, center edge. C. Footcloth or valance- with shaped edge. D. Left side valance- with shaped edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed valances
canopy beds
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
tape (materials)
Canopy, Bed
Canopy, Bed

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1992.475 A

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

55 x 56 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.475A-D

Places

Massachusetts (United States)