Window valance

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-9508

Description

Two-tone purple silk damask panels of dark floral and "C" scroll combination on lighter ground. Purple gimp edging; purple wool tasseling on valances. Backed by brown twill weave cotton. A) Shaped with central drop pendant with cascades. Purple gimp with attached wool yarn fringe; narrow heading. Suspended by brass hooks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

valances
cotton (textile)
damask
fringe
stitching
piecing
silk (textile)
twill
wool (textile)
floral patterns
Rococo Revival
Damask
Silk
Cotton
Wool
Fringe
Twill
Rococo Revival
Floral
Hand Stitched
Pieced
VALANCE

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

29 x 40 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1990.308A