Portiere

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-9869

Description

Rectangular, burgundy colored, double weave silk panel (Matelasse') woven with geometric and floral relief pattern of central trellis column framed by scrolling leafy vines culminating in crest. Outer border running diamonds; rope along sides; floral arches at top. Applied gimp-like edging at top and down inner edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portieres
weaving
machine-made
matelassé
silk (textile)
floral patterns
geometric patterns
Silk
Matelasse
Woven
Geometric
Floral
CURTAIN, DOOR

Additional Identification Number

1986.1187.2X

Related Items

Title Portiere Accession Number 1986.828.1
Title Portiere Accession Number 1986.828.2

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Window or Door Covering

Dimensions

96.5 x 50.5 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1986.1187.2

Reference Notes

Jerde, Editor. Encyclopedia of Textiles. [No Publisher].