Bed valance

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1750-1780

GUSN

GUSN-48706

Description

Rectangular straight off-white fustian panel with polychromatic wool embroidery with scrolling blue-green and gold vines eminating from central red chrysanthemum; vine has selection of buds and flowers with few leaves; use of blue-green, gold, green, cream, pink, peach and tans; olive twill wool tape across bottom with hemmed top with ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed valances
cotton (textile)
crewelwork (technique)
embroidering
fustian
linen (material)
wool (textile)
floral patterns
Fustian
Wool
Linen
Cotton
Crewelworked
Embroidered
Floral
VALANCE

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

11 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.

Accession Number

1972.6