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Window curtain fragment

Description

Rectangular; selvage sides; hemmed bottom; raw top edge. Red copperplate image printed on off white ground; heavy rococo scrolls and floral borders around scene of lions pulling chariot, etc.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1775
Location of origin
England; France
Material
copper (metal)
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
hand weaving
tabby (textile)
toile (textile material)
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Chariot
chariots (carriages)
Classical
copper (metal)
copper engraving (printing process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
CURTAIN, WINDOW
curtains
figure- and animal-derived motifs
fragments
hand weaving
lion
Lion
Novelty Weave
Rococo
Rococo Revival
Stipple Engraved
tabby (textile)
Toile
toile (textile material)
Woven
Dimensions
42 x 25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.1364A
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
9667

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