Window valance

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860

GUSN

GUSN-9591

Description

Paper backed with loosely woven cotton; 6" wide vertical black stripes with yellow borders alternating with white stripes. Multi-colored motif of man and bird under trees on black. Flowering vine on white. Backed with tan paper printed with red flowers and embossed with repeating diamond motif. Shaped with double swag and curved tails; top and bottom edged with pleated ruffle of white floral stripe bound in maroon. Top hem bound in twill tape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

valances
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
twill
vines
floral patterns
Orientalism
pastoral
Unidentified Paper
Cotton
Twill
Oriental
Hand Stitched
Vine
Pastoral
Transfer Printed
VALANCE

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

23 x 64 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. R. Coe, Jr.

Accession Number

1959.500C

Date

1860 (After)