Window curtain

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1972

GUSN

GUSN-20004

Description

Window curtain including valance (A), 2 tails (B&C) and 2 tie-backs (D&E). A)= Yellow swag bunched twice. Fringe and tassles (orange, yellow and brown); 2 small connected side tails of copper satin (see receipt). Austrian valance. B&C)= Yellow side tails w/ white cotton back. (Receipt says wheat material). Fringe and tassles (orange, yellow and brown; 2 sides fringed. Tails pulled back w/ ties. D&E)= Braided yellow and orange rope connected by yellow, brown and orange knot and finished w/ large bell-shaped tassel. Tassel w/ loose orange and yellow thread connected w/ brown and orange braid and yellow and brown ribbing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

curtains
cotton (textile)
sewing (process)
silk (textile)
Curtain
Curtain, Window
Cotton
Silk
Machine Sewn
Curtain, Window

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

McGrath, William L. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Brookline, MA, USA

Object Type

Window & Door Coverings

Dimensions

53 x 59 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.590A-E

Places

Massachusetts (United States)