Window valance

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1870-1885

GUSN

GUSN-36187

Description

Shaped; shallow center drop flanked by cascades. Bottom edge with applied ruffles; pinked edges. Pleated ruffle at top. Vertical stripes of gold, red and green with imitation berlin work embroidery floral columns. Backed with calico and brown cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

valances
calico
cotton (textile)
machine sewing (technique)
piecing
tabby (textile)
printing (process)
rolling up
floral patterns
stripes
Cotton
Transfer Printed
Machine Sewn
Striped
Calico
Floral
Pieced
Novelty Weave
VALANCE

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

41 x 52.5 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1933.1628A

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