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Portiere

Description

Rectangular, burgundy colored, double weave silk panel (Matelasse') woven with geometric and floral relief pattern of central trellis column framed by scrolling leafy vines culminating in crest. Outer border running diamonds; rope along sides; floral arches at top. Applied gimp-like edging at top and down inner edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Material
machine-made
matelassé
silk (textile)
weaving
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Descriptive terms
CURTAIN, DOOR
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
machine-made
Matelasse
matelassé
portieres
Silk
silk (textile)
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
96.5 x 50.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1187.2
GUSN
9869
Reference Notes
Jerde, Editor. Encyclopedia of Textiles. [No Publisher].
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