Bed flounce

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1830-1860

GUSN

GUSN-42369

Description

Long, rectangular; fine plain weave cotton. Gathered across top in narrow casing; wide 1-1/2" hem across bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dust ruffles
cotton (textile)
stitching
weaving
machine-made
piecing
tabby (textile)
Cotton
Woven
Hand Stitched
Pieced
Novelty Weave
RUFFLE, DUST

Inscription

Written in ink at left side near hem: SHP/No 7 [in script. No 9 or No 7]

Associated Building

Used At Fowler House Purchase - WSA,

Additional Identification Number

B4571

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

90 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1964.242

Places

Massachusetts (United States)