Window curtain fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1760-1775

GUSN

GUSN-9667

Description

Rectangular; selvage sides; hemmed bottom; raw top edge. Red copperplate image printed on off white ground; heavy rococo scrolls and floral borders around scene of lions pulling chariot, etc.

Details

Descriptive Terms

curtains
fragments
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
hand weaving
tabby (textile)
toile (textile material)
copper (metal)
chariots (carriages)
Classical
figure- and animal-derived motifs
lion
Rococo
Cotton
Toile
Woven
Stipple Engraved
Lion
Rococo Revival
Classical
Novelty Weave
Chariot
CURTAIN, WINDOW

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England; France

Object Type

Window or Door Covering

Dimensions

42 x 25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1917.1364A

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly
Possibly