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Window valance

Description

Green and cream silk lampas; cream delicate oval medallions with floral centers; diamond grid of cream delicate floral and strapwork; green plush ground. Complex gimp border at bottom edge; applied thick 2-ply wool green yarn fringe; white banded heading. Glazed tan cotton backing; rings at top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Material
cotton (textile)
fringe
lampas (textile material)
piecing
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
Lampas
lampas (textile material)
Louis XVI
Pieced
piecing
Renaissance Revival
Silk
silk (textile)
VALANCE
valances
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
57.5 x 83 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1929.359E
GUSN
9645

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