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Window valance

1959.500A (RS34437)

Description

Paper backed with loosely woven cotton; 6" wide vertical black stripes with yellow borders alternating with white stripes. Multi-colored motif of man and bird under trees on black. Flowering vine on white. Backed with tan paper printed with red flowers and embossed with repeating diamond motif. Shaped with double swag and curved tails; top and bottom edged with pleated ruffle of white floral stripe bound in maroon. Top hem bound in twill tape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860
After
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
stitching
twill
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Oriental
Orientalism
paper (fiber product)
Pastoral
pastoral
printing (process)
stitching
Transfer Printed
Twill
twill
Unidentified Paper
VALANCE
valances
Vine
vines
Dimensions
19.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.500A
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. W. R. Coe, Jr.
GUSN
46216

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