Citation
Curtain valance

Material Information

Title:
Curtain valance [curtain]
Creator:
Unknown, Designer
Place of Publication:
Italy, Rome (?)
Creation Date:
circa 1905
Materials:
cotton ( medium )
linen ( medium )
Measurements:
27-1/2 in x 96-1/2 in x 1-1/2 in ( Dimensions, framed )
21-1/2 in x 91-3/4 in ( Dimensions, unframed )
69.9 cm x 245.1 cm x 3.8 cm ( Dimensions, framed )
54.6 cm x 233.1 cm ( Dimensions, unframed )

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Textiles/Textile Design -- Interior Decoration -- Mythology
Genre:
curtains (window hangings) ( aat )

Notes

Abstract:
Rectangular-shaped white linen curtain valance with embroidered cotton decorations depicting an ornamental basket of pomegranates with foliated fronds at center which connect to two decorative griffins or birds located at either end; six tassels at bottom section.
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection.

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
XX1993.27.5 ( accession number )
Classification:
Textile