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Window valance

1990.308A (RS34518)

Description

Two-tone purple silk damask panels of dark floral and "C" scroll combination on lighter ground. Purple gimp edging; purple wool tasseling on valances. Backed by brown twill weave cotton. A) Shaped with central drop pendant with cascades. Purple gimp with attached wool yarn fringe; narrow heading. Suspended by brass hooks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Material
cotton (textile)
damask
fringe
piecing
silk (textile)
stitching
twill
wool (textile)
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Damask
damask
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
Hand Stitched
Pieced
piecing
Rococo Revival
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Twill
twill
VALANCE
valances
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
29 x 40 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.308A
GUSN
9508

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