Bed Curtain Valance

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1674

GUSN

GUSN-9299

Description

Twilled fustian; two shades of green crewel wool embroidery in large scale outline floral designs of long leafy stemmed plants. C) Rectangular panel of two pieces; most of panel is only 13-1/2" wide. Applied 6" wide trellis type fringe of wool and cotton (see: Note).

Details

Descriptive Terms

valances
crewelwork (technique)
cross-stitching
embroidering
fringe
fustian
stitching
piecing
weaving
wool (textile)
Jacobean
Fustian
Twilled
Crewelworked
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Pieced
Cross-stitched
Wool
Jacobean
Fringe
HANGING, BED

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

236 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1964.5C

Places

Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly
Probably