Bed flounce, skirt or dust ruffle

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1848-1850

GUSN

GUSN-48709

Description

Long, rectangular; repeating scenes of Gen. Zachary Taylor astride horse directing American soldiers at battle of Palo Alto, Mexico. Floral wreath-like surrounds; green/drab ground. Narrow hemmed bottom; narrow casing at top; drawstring; very gathered.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dust ruffles
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
Hanging, Bed
Hanging, Bed

Associated Person

Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850

People and Organizations

Mexican War
Battle of Palo Alto

Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

186 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.

Accession Number

1972.9

Reference Notes

October