Window hanging (Side curtain)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Place of Origin:

    Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    Europe

  • Date:

    1929-1952

  • Materials:

    Silk; Linen

  • Techniques:

    Woven (plain), Woven (satin), Watered (Moire)

  • Museum Object Number:

    1952.0341.002 A


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1952.0341.002 A

Object Name

Window hanging (Side curtain)

Category

Textiles (Furnishing)

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

This window hanging was probably made at Winterthur or in New York City.

Secondary Place of Origin

Europe

Secondary Origin Notes

Previously attributed to France, c. 1780, this fabric was probably made in Europe, possibly between 1780-1830.

Date

1929-1952

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; reverse, pinned on tag; "52.341.2 a / Albany Room / Oct- Mar" (in graphite)
2. Label; reverse, cloth label; "3 K ALBANY ROOM /Right window curtains" (typed)
3. Label; reverse, twill tape label; "SEASON 4" (stamped in red)

Materials

Silk; Linen

Techniques

Woven (plain), Woven (satin), Watered (Moire)

Dimensions (inches)

93 (L) , 28 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

236.22 (L) , 71.12 (W)

Object Description

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