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Window curtain panel

Description

Rectangular, single piece; body of red wool brocaded with metallic thread; arborescent pattern. Top panel green velvet; band of gold metallic thread at bottom. Applied netted yarn with long cords; multi-colored tassels. Scalloped fringe inside edge and bottom. Top gathered onto five pleats. Back brown cotton; six brass hooks each pleat. Ring at top corner.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1895
Material
brocade (textile)
fringe
machine sewing (technique)
metallic (color attribute)
thread
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brocade
brocade (textile)
CURTAIN, WINDOW
curtains
Fiddle Thread
Fringe
fringe
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
metallic (color attribute)
thread
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
123 x 41 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1983.116.2
GUSN
9523
Reference Notes
------------. "Ceramic Chinoiserie," Antiques Magazine, August 1941,. [No Publisher].

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