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Window curtain

Description

Window curtain including valance (A), 2 tails (B&C) and 2 tie-backs (D&E). A)= Yellow swag bunched twice. Fringe and tassles (orange, yellow and brown); 2 small connected side tails of copper satin (see receipt). Austrian valance. B&C)= Yellow side tails w/ white cotton back. (Receipt says wheat material). Fringe and tassles (orange, yellow and brown; 2 sides fringed. Tails pulled back w/ ties. D&E)= Braided yellow and orange rope connected by yellow, brown and orange knot and finished w/ large bell-shaped tassel. Tassel w/ loose orange and yellow thread connected w/ brown and orange braid and yellow and brown ribbing.

Details

Maker
McGrath, William L. (Maker)
Date
1972
Location of origin
Brookline, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
sewing (process)
silk (textile)
Object type
Window & Door Coverings
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Curtain
Curtain, Window
curtains
Machine Sewn
sewing (process)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
53 x 59 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.590A-E
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20004

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