Valance

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1895-1930

GUSN

GUSN-8058

Description

Rectangular frontal board; ogee cut ends; shaped lower edge in form of tassels; circular medallion. Painted decoration: white background with mustard trim, circular medallion enclosing urn at either end. Two colonial-style male silhouettes in center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

valances
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
men (male humans)
ogee arches
pine (wood)
tassel
urns
Pine
Painted
Ogee
Medallion
Urn
Classical Figure
Man
Tassel
VALANCE

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Window or Door Covering

Dimensions

11.5 x 39.25 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.893.2

Places

Possibly Maine (United States)
Possibly New Hampshire (United States)
Possibly