1952.0341 Bed hanging, valance
  • 1952.0341 Bed hanging, valance
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Bed hanging (Valance)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Place of Origin:

    United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    Europe or North America

  • Date:

    1929-1952

  • Materials:

    Silk; Cotton

  • Techniques:

    Woven (plain), Woven (satin), Embroidered

  • Museum Object Number:

    1952.0341.003 D


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1952.0341.003 D

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

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

Secondary Place of Origin

Europe or North America

Secondary Origin Notes

Previously attributed to France, c.1780, this fabric was probably embroidered between 1775-1800.

Date

1929-1952

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; reverse, pinned on tag; "52.341.3d / ALBany Rm / Oct - Mar" (in graphite)
2. Label; reverse, twill tape; "Albany Room 3K / 1 top side valance / Apr - May - June /Oct -Nov. - Dec." (typed)
3. Label; outside edge of lining; "left" (written in graphite)

Materials

Silk; Cotton

Techniques

Woven (plain), Woven (satin), Embroidered

Construction Description

Hand-woven

Dimensions (inches)

13.5 (H) , 75.75 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

34.29 (H) , 192.405 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements overall, L includes fringe, W taken at top edge

Object Description

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