1954.0014.004 bed valance
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Bed hanging (Valance)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Place of Origin:

    United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    Connecticut, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1938-1954

  • Materials:

    Linen; Cotton

  • Techniques:

    Crewelwork, Embroidered, Woven (plain)

  • Museum Object Number:

    1954.0014.004


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Object Number

1954.0014.004

Object Name

Bed hanging (Valance)

Category

Textiles (Furnishing)

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

United States, North America

Origin Notes

Part of a set of bedhangings made in the 20th century from 18th century crewelwork panels

Secondary Place of Origin

Connecticut, United States, North America

Secondary Origin Notes

This fabric was embroidered in Connecticut between 1750 and 1780.

Date

1938-1954

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; upper left corner; typed in black ink, "BELLE ISLE ROOM 2 A bed top valance"
2. Label; upper left corner; pencil "54.14.4"

Materials

Linen; Cotton

Techniques

Crewelwork, Embroidered, Woven (plain)

Dimensions (inches)

11.25 (H) , 56 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

28.58 (H) , 142.24 (W)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Swan, Susan Burrows. 1977 Plain & Fancy: American Women and Their Needlework, 1700-1850.
Published: p.114, fig. 58
[Book] Swan, Susan Burrows. 1995 Plain and Fancy: American Women and their Needlework, 1650-1850.
Published: p. 122, fig. 62
[Book] Swan, Susan Burrows. 1976 A Winterthur Guide to American Needlework.
Published: p. 69, fig. 51