Window hanging (Valance)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Creator (Role):

    Winterthur (Maker)

    Brunschwig & Fils, Inc. (Fabric manufacturer)

  • Place of Origin:

    Winterthur, New Castle, Delaware, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    France, Europe

  • Date:

    1972-1972

  • Materials:

    Silk

  • Techniques:

    Woven (compound)

  • Museum Object Number:

    1972.0516.002 C


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1972.0516.002 C

Object Name

Window hanging (Valance)

Category

Textiles (Furnishing)

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Winterthur (Maker)

Brunschwig & Fils, Inc. (Fabric manufacturer)

Place of Origin

Winterthur, New Castle, Delaware, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

This is part of a set of window hangings consisting of a valance, two side curtains and two tiebacks made at Winterthur in 1972 from a reproduction silk compound weave fabric.

Secondary Place of Origin

France, Europe

Secondary Origin Notes

This reproduction fabric was woven in 1972 by Bruschwig and Fils after historic fabric 1957.1321.

Date

1972-1972

Materials

Silk

Techniques

Woven (compound)

Dimensions (inches)

19.5 (L) , 48.5 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

49.53 (L) , 123.19 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements overall, taken at outside edge.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Cantor, Jay E. 1997 Winterthur. 264.
Published: p. 133
[Book] Sweeney, John A. H. 1963 The Treasure House of Early American Rooms.
Window hanging from set published: p. 124
[Manuscript] Bertrand, Rebecca & Parks, Sarah. Seasonal Change Study.
See Curator of Textiles for Seasonal Change Study binder discussing this object.