Bed valance fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1760-1775

GUSN

GUSN-9353

Description

Rectangular, lightly scalloped, off white. Polychromatic wool embroidery; blue and/or green wool undulating vine with large flowers. Stemmed flowers and outlined leaves attached; vine loops at one end. Colors: greens, blues, pink, gold,yellow, olive, lavender, purple, plum and rusts. Hemmed edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed valances
fragments
crewelwork (technique)
embroidering
linen (material)
piecing
wool (textile)
floral patterns
Linen
Wool
Crewelworked
Embroidered
Pieced
Floral
Valance

Related Items

Title Bed valance fragment Accession Number 1925.473

Maker

Rust, Joanna, Miss (Maker)

Location of Origin

Ipswich, MA, USA

Object Type

Window or Door Covering

Dimensions

11 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Annie Manning Selfridge

Accession Number

1925.474

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