Window valance

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1835-1855

GUSN

GUSN-9653

Description

Glazed cotton chintz; white ground; poly- chromatic isolated floral sprigs; red stems. Applied border of chintz at bottom edge; overlay of green, red and gold gimp. 5-1/2" wood cord spindle tassels on green cord. Shaped bottom edge; two drop pendants flanked by equal cascades. Back glazed brown cotton; wire hooks at back top edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

valances
block printing (relief printing process)
chintz
cotton (textile)
fringe
glazing (coating)
stitching
piecing
tabby (textile)
wood (plant material)
tin (metal)
floral patterns
Cotton
Chintz
Fringe
Transfer Printed
Hand Stitched
Floral
Tin Glazed
Pieced
Novelty Weave
VALANCE

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

45 x 263 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1925.763

Places

Massachusetts (United States)