Valance fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1790-1795

GUSN

GUSN-46739

Description

Rectangular; repeating flowering columns with leaves and leafless sprigs; Ikat-like black outlined blue sprigs and white flower pedals between; cream colored ground. Applied polychromatic cotton fringe; tape heading and cotton-covered gimp; woven tape binding across top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

valances
fragments
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
fringe
glazing (coating)
piecing
tin (metal)
floral patterns
Cotton
Fringe
Transfer Printed
Pieced
Tin Glazed
Floral
HANGING, BED

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

13 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1963.59B

Reference Notes

Cooke, Ed., Editor. Upholstery in America & Europe. [No Publisher].

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