Portiere

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-50334

Description

Two rectangular, single piece red silk rep panels joined at top and gathered onto six pleats; eight brass hooks between panels. Applied 12-1/4" wide burgundy velvet panel with black and white sawtooth edges at top. Remains of red three-ply cording around edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portieres
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
alteration (process and technique)
silk (textile)
textiles
velvet (fabric weave)
tin (metal)
Silk
Rep
Cotton
Velvet
Tin Glazed
Remade
Unidentified Textile
CURTAIN, DOOR

Associated Building

Used At Harrison Gray Otis House, Second House (Boston, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Window or Door Covering

Dimensions

105 x 40 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1983.115

Places

Massachusetts (United States)