Bed valance

1860–80


Object Place: Lyon, France

Dimensions

62 x 102.5 cm (24 7/16 x 40 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1987.94

Medium or Technique

Silk and metal brocade with gold bullion fringe

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Large floral bouquets brocaded in bright pink, blue and green silk threads on pink silk damassé ground; gold and silver metallic threads. Official order by the Garde-Meubles Royale for the Prince de Joinville, son of King Louis-Phillipe for his salon in the Palais de Tuileries, Paris. Condition: Excellent.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund