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Lambrequin

1931.383B (RS34474)

Description

Shaped; two tone red and cream silk brocatelle. Rococo style of scrolls, shells and leafy interfill. Romanesque ogee pendants and cascades finished off with complex tassels; three colored twist cord instead of tassel on center drop. Edges bound with red and cream gimp. Backed with twill weave cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1865
Inscriptions
Stenciled on side: 25
Material
brocatelle
burlap
cotton (textile)
fringe
piecing
silk (textile)
weaving
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brocatelle
brocatelle
Burlap
burlap
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
lambrequins (valances)
Ogee
ogee arches
Pieced
piecing
Rococo Revival
Romanesque
Silk
silk (textile)
Twilled
VALANCE
weaving
Dimensions
70 x 63 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.383B
GUSN
9635

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