1957.1294 B Bed Hanging, Valance
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Bed hanging (Valance)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Place of Origin:

    Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    Europe or North America

  • Date:

    1941-1957

  • Materials:

    Silk; Cotton

  • Techniques:

    Woven (plain)

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.1294 B


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Object Number

1957.1294 B

Object Name

Bed hanging (Valance)

Category

Textiles (Furnishing)

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

This bed hanging was made at Winterthur or in New York City.

Secondary Place of Origin

Europe or North America

Secondary Origin Notes

Previously attributed to France, 1750-1775, this fabric was probably made between 1900-1950 in Europe or North America.

Date

1941-1957

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; reverse, pinned on tag; "57.1294 b / Phila B/rm / SEPT - APR" (in graphite)
2. Label; reverse, twill tape tag; "SEASON 1 3" (stamped in red)

Materials

Silk; Cotton

Techniques

Woven (plain)

Construction Description

Hand-woven.

Dimensions (inches)

11.25 (H) , 56.75 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

28.57 (H) , 144.145 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements overall

Object Description

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