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Portiere

1970.655.1 (RS115474)

Description

Machine woven pile, maroon, brown, and gold predominating. Elongated symmetrical panel of stylized meandering floral vine repeating vertically and emanating from a stepped pedestal base with similar stylized floral motif. Maroon ground. Border is large stylized blossoms on back ground with secondary line borders. Case at top for rod. Hanging is two sided.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1885
Associated Building
Original To Bowen Family House (Brooklyn, N.Y.). Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
chenille (yarn)
silk (textile)
Object type
Window & Door Coverings
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Chenille
chenille (yarn)
Curtain
Curtain, Doorway
Floral
floral patterns
Portiere
portieres
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
124 1/4 x 52 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.655.1
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64974
Related Items
Title Portiere Accession number 1970.655.2

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