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Pair of curtains

French
19th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: (a) Length: 2M435 Width: 1M450 (b) Length: 2M430 Width: 1M455

Accession Number

53.2852a-b

Medium or Technique

Satin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pair of curtains; pinkish-red satin ground with design, in white, of symmetrical large-scale arrangement of garlands and swags of flowers and pearls; bunches of flowers and butterflies in interspaces; laurel wreaths and arrows tied with ribbons; made of two widths of material; lined with glazed cream-colored cotton; interlined with layer of reddish cotton cloth and layer of cotton fleece; bound with red tape; hooks on upper edge; soiled, especially near top; inner edges somewhat worn and faded.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Helen Howard Hudson Whipple and Mrs. Alice Wayland Hudson White