1957.1309 c,d window hanging, valance and cornice
  • 1957.1309 c,d window hanging, valance and cornice
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Window hanging (Valance)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Creator (Role):

    Ernest LoNano Interiors (Probable maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    Europe

  • Date:

    1930-1957

  • Materials:

    Cotton ; Silverplate on copper (fused plate)

  • Techniques:

    Woven (plain), Embroidered

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.1309.001 C


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Object Number

1957.1309.001 C

Object Name

Window hanging (Valance)

Category

Textiles (Furnishing)

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Ernest LoNano Interiors (Probable maker)
The interior design firm of Ernest Lo Nano manufactured many textile furnishings (curtains, upholstery, bed hangings, etc.) for Henry Francis du Pont between 1929 and 1958. Mr. du Pont mainly worked with Ernest S. Lo Nano Jr (1901 to 1958), who was proprietor of the shop from 1935-1958. Mr.du Pont was quite clear that Lo Nano did not act as the interior designer at Winterthur. Rather, Lo Nano was the curtain maker and upholsterer. Jeni Sandberg has conducted much of the primary research on Lo Nano. See the manuscripts, notes in file "Lo Nano" in textile curator's office.

Place of Origin

New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

This window hangnig was probably made by Ernest LoNano Interiors of New York City.

Secondary Place of Origin

Europe

Secondary Origin Notes

This fabric was possibly embroidered in England or France between 1790-1820.

Date

1930-1957

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; reverse, tape tag; "SEASON 3" (stamped in red)
2. Label; reverse, cloth tag; "2 S - SOUTH ROOM / Valance - N.E. Window / July - August - Sept." (typed)
3. Label; reverse, pinned on tag; "No. 1 / McIntire Bed / April - Sept" (in graphite)

Materials

Cotton ; Silverplate on copper (fused plate)

Techniques

Woven (plain), Embroidered

Dimensions (inches)

14.5 (L) , 76 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

36.83 (L) , 193.04 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements overall

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Manuscript] Bertrand, Rebecca & Parks, Sarah. Seasonal Change Study.
See Curator of Textiles for Seasonal Change Study binder discussing this object.