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Window valance

1929.360 (RS34615)

Description

Glazed silk; painterly stylistic polychromatic floral bunches of various flowers; dark reddish-purple ground. Applied ruffle of same along bottom edge which has two shaped drop pendants flanked by equal cascade at end. Back of brown cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
chintz
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
machine sewing (technique)
piecing
silk (textile)
stitching
tabby (textile)
tin (metal)
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Chintz
chintz
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Hand Stitched
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
Novelty Weave
Pieced
piecing
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
tabby (textile)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
VALANCE
valances
Dimensions
50.5 x 200 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1929.360
GUSN
9643

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