Bed valance

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-25741

Description

One of three valances, w/ corner cascades pieced of glaze cotton of dark brown-purple ground w/ clusters of roses and stems and hydrangeas and stems w/ gimp type trimming along all sides except top; backed in tan glazed cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed valances
chintz
cotton (textile)
fringe
glazing (coating)
stitching
weaving
machine-made
piecing
printing (process)
rolling up
tin (metal)
floral patterns
Cotton
Chintz
Transfer Printed
Pieced
Fringed
Woven
Tin Glazed
Hand Stitched
Floral
VALANCE

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

53 x 125.5 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1929.336A