Window valance

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1900-1935

GUSN

GUSN-9497

Description

Natural linen. Printed imitation of mid-18th c. French fabric of undulating columns; floral sprigs in between. A) Shaped, ogee bottom; pieced panel with applied woven tape with wide heading with narrow fringe. Hooks on back top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

valances
fringe
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
weaving
machine-made
piecing
tabby (textile)
printing (process)
rolling up
Colonial Revival
floral patterns
Linen
Fringe
Woven
Machine Sewn
Transfer Printed
Colonial Revival
Floral
Novelty Weave
Pieced
VALANCE

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16.5 x 125 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1990.567A

Places

Massachusetts (United States)