Bed canopy

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-52406

Description

Top with applied 15" flounce; netted cotton fringe; tassels on four sides. Top panel extends 6" to form flap over parts of ruffle. Ruffles applied reversed; back to top. Printed floral stripes with alternating wide columns of leaves and flowers on brown ground; narrow stripes of yellow and green leaves on red ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed curtains
block printing (relief printing process)
chintz
cotton (textile)
fringe
glazing (coating)
stitching
weaving
machine-made
piecing
tabby (textile)
alteration (process and technique)
tin (metal)
floral patterns
Cotton
Fringe
Chintz
Woven
Transfer Printed
Tin Glazed
Hand Stitched
Remade
Floral
Pieced
Novelty Weave
HANGING, BED

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

80 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1941.780A

Places

Possibly Vermont (United States)
Possibly