Lambrequin

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1850-1865

GUSN

GUSN-9635

Description

Shaped; two tone red and cream silk brocatelle. Rococo style of scrolls, shells and leafy interfill. Romanesque ogee pendants and cascades finished off with complex tassels; three colored twist cord instead of tassel on center drop. Edges bound with red and cream gimp. Backed with twill weave cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lambrequins (valances)
brocatelle
burlap
cotton (textile)
fringe
piecing
silk (textile)
weaving
floral patterns
ogee arches
Rococo Revival
Romanesque
Silk
Brocatelle
Cotton
Fringe
Burlap
Ogee
Floral
Romanesque
Rococo Revival
Pieced
Twilled
VALANCE

Inscription

Stenciled on side: 25

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Window or Door Covering

Dimensions

70 x 63 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1931.383B

Places

Massachusetts (United States)