Window curtain set

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-9503

Description

Gold silk damask; large scale motif of flower-filled basket suspended from urn by ribbon. Fully lined with tan cotton twill. Ten pleated pockets across top, above 1" wide band of metallic gimp. Trimmed with knotted silk fringe; brass hooks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

valances
cotton (textile)
damask
fringe
hand sewing
stitching
machine-made
thread
metallic (color attribute)
silk (textile)
twill
floral patterns
urns
Silk
Damask
Cotton
Twill
Fiddle Thread
Floral
Urn
Hand Stitched
Machine Sewn
Fringe
VALANCE

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

60 x 75 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1990.516.2A

Places

Massachusetts (United States)