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Window cornice and valance

1926.451 (RS34540)

Description

Wood bracket cornice; applied gold finished tin facing in stamped relief of undulating edges with scrolling vines and pomegranate with central rose. Silk-wool damask valance of striped floral designs in greens and silver suspended below. Scalloped edges finished with gimp. Back brown glazed cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Material
damask
relief (sculpture techniques)
silk (textile)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Descriptive terms
cornices
damask
Damask
Floral
floral patterns
Relief
relief (sculpture techniques)
Silk
silk (textile)
Tin
tin (metal)
VALANCE
valances
wood (plant material)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
25 x 50 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.451
GUSN
9651

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