Window valance

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-37619

Description

Rectangular; face of natural off white linen. 7" wide pieced green/brown velvet top border; similar 3" wide border at bottom. Applied polychromatic wool yarn fringe at bottom. Face decorated with polychromatic wool floral embroidered daisies; appliqued wool leaves; two painted in leaves. Backed with yellow sateen. Suspended by wire hangers; rings at ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

valances
appliqué (technique)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
linen (material)
painting (coating)
piecing
tabby (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
Aesthetic Movement
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Cotton
Linen
Rep
Velvet
Wool
Appliqued
Embroidered
Painted
Floral
Aesthetic
Pieced
Novelty Weave
Daisy
VALANCE

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Window or Door Covering

Dimensions

30.5 x 101 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1935.61A

Reference Notes

Cooke, Ed., Editor. Upholstery in America & Europe. [No Publisher].