Window valance

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-32640

Description

Green and cream silk lampas; cream delicate oval medallions with floral centers; diamond grid of cream delicate floral and strapwork; green plush ground. Complex gimp border at bottom edge; applied thick 2-ply wool green yarn fringe; white banded heading. Glazed tan cotton backing; rings at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

valances
cotton (textile)
fringe
lampas (textile material)
piecing
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
floral patterns
Louis XVI
Renaissance Revival
Lampas
Silk
Cotton
Wool
Floral
Renaissance Revival
Louis XVI
Pieced
Fringe
VALANCE

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

57.5 x 83 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Frances R. Morse

Accession Number

1929.359B