Bed valance fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1780-1791

GUSN

GUSN-9340

Description

Scalloped, off white; woven in double line blue windowpane checks with embroidered two tone blue wool in floral sprig motifs; cut into small pieces. X (unmarked piece)) Rectangle with floral motif and cross-stitched initials "M" "A" at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed valances
fragments
cross-stitching
embroidering
hand weaving
linen (material)
tabby (textile)
floral patterns
checker pattern
Linen
Embroidered
Cross-stitched
Woven
Floral
Woven Check
Novelty Weave
CURTAIN, BED

Inscription

Cross-stitched: MA A

Maker

Adams, Mary (Maker)

Dimensions

8 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1959.462X

Places

Massachusetts (United States)