Bed valance fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1760-1775

GUSN

GUSN-30651

Description

Rectangular, off white, lightly scalloped; shaped end. Polychromatic wool embroidery of undulating floral vine. Much of work outlined in contrasting color.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed valances
fragments
crewelwork (technique)
embroidering
linen (material)
piecing
tabby (textile)
wool (textile)
floral patterns
Linen
Wool
Embroidered
Pieced
Crewelworked
Floral
Novelty Weave
Valance

Maker

Rust, Joanna, Miss (Maker)

Location of Origin

Ipswich, MA, USA

Dimensions

11 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Annie Manning Selfridge

Accession Number

1925.473

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

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