Valance

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1825-1835

GUSN

GUSN-25726

Description

Panels of pieced, glazed plain weave cotton w/ roller print block print combination polychromatic repeating large scale floral motifs w/ sawtooth arc borders; heavy use of green, very busy w/ little white ground; edges bound in a striped honeycomb tape. Single panel, straight w/ honeycomb tape binding along one side, ends and a portion of another side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

valances
block printing (relief printing process)
chintz
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
piecing
tin (metal)
Valance
Valance

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

25 x 171 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1960.77F

Places

Connecticut (United States)