Valance

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820

GUSN

GUSN-248587

Description

Valance from a set of curtains; yellow and pink silk; border with stylized pink floral brocade on yellow ground; heavily padded; central repeat motif of mariner's compass-like star. Bottom edge of valance embellished with wooden spool core pink and yellow silk wrapped fringe.

Details

Descriptive Terms

valances
silk (textile)
brocade (textile)
floral patterns
Valance

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.3505.2

Date

1820 (circa)