Valance

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-52474

Description

White cotton dimity; 2 columns of closely spaced stripes alternating w/ column of widely spaced stripes; trimmed w/ knotted fringe edged w/ pom-pom swags; tape sewn 1" below top hem on back to make casing for drawstring. A): W/ corner cascades, made of center, two piece panel 40x17 1/2, flanked by single piece end panels 20x39 1/2 w/ rounded inside corners, applied cotton netting 5" wide w/ applied double row of cotton bellflowers on looping festoons; gathered ruffle across top on casing. Dimity.

Details

Descriptive Terms

valances
cotton (textile)
dimity
fringe
stitching
weaving
machine-made
net (textile)
piecing
Cotton
Dimity
Net
Fringed
Woven
Hand Stitched
Pieced
VALANCE

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

48 x 78 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Edna R. Gardiner

Accession Number

1941.960A