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1983.115 (RS34585)

Description

Two rectangular, single piece red silk rep panels joined at top and gathered onto six pleats; eight brass hooks between panels. Applied 12-1/4" wide burgundy velvet panel with black and white sawtooth edges at top. Remains of red three-ply cording around edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Associated Building
Used At Harrison Gray Otis House, Second House (Boston, Mass.).
Material
alteration (process and technique)
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
silk (textile)
textiles
tin (metal)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
alteration (process and technique)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
CURTAIN, DOOR
glazing (coating)
portieres
Remade
Rep
Silk
silk (textile)
textiles
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Unidentified Textile
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
105 x 40 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1983.115
GUSN
50334

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