Bed valance fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1770-1790

GUSN

GUSN-46169

Description

Rectangular, off white, end fragment; lightly scalloped edges. Polychromatic crewel embroidery of thin blue/green floral vine, detached and undulating. Backed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Clapp, David, Mrs.

Location of Origin

Dorchester, MA, USA

Dimensions

13.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1959.456

Places

Massachusetts (United States)