Window valance

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-9643

Description

Glazed silk; painterly stylistic polychromatic floral bunches of various flowers; dark reddish-purple ground. Applied ruffle of same along bottom edge which has two shaped drop pendants flanked by equal cascade at end. Back of brown cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

valances
block printing (relief printing process)
chintz
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
stitching
machine sewing (technique)
piecing
tabby (textile)
silk (textile)
tin (metal)
floral patterns
Silk
Cotton
Chintz
Transfer Printed
Machine Sewn
Hand Stitched
Tin Glazed
Floral
Pieced
Novelty Weave
VALANCE

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

50.5 x 200 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1929.360