1958.0060.008, .006, .004, .005, (4) Bed hangings
  • 1958.0060.008, .006, .004, .005, (4) Bed hangings
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Bed hanging (Valance)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Place of Origin:

    New England or Connecticut River Valley, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1730-1780

  • Materials:

    Cotton; Linen; Wool

  • Techniques:

    Woven (plain), Crewelwork, Embroidered

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.0060.006


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Object Number

1958.0060.006

Object Name

Bed hanging (Valance)

Category

Textiles (Furnishing)

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Place of Origin

New England or Connecticut River Valley, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Made in the Connecticut River Valley.

Date

1730-1780

Materials

Cotton; Linen; Wool

Techniques

Woven (plain), Crewelwork, Embroidered

Construction Description

Hand-embroidered

Dimensions (inches)

11.5 (H) , 74.75 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

29.21 (H) , 189.865 (W)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Swan, Susan Burrows. 1977 Plain & Fancy: American Women and Their Needlework, 1700-1850.
pp. 117-118, discussion of early American crewelwork