1952.0331.001 B window hanging, side curtain
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Window hanging (Side curtain)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Place of Origin:

    United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1940-1952

  • Materials:

    Cotton

  • Techniques:

    Woven (plain), Block printed, Raised style, Discharge style, Direct style

  • Museum Object Number:

    1952.0331.001 B


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Object Number

1952.0331.001 B

Object Name

Window hanging (Side curtain)

Category

Textiles (Furnishing)

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

United States, North America

Origin Notes

This side curtain was made at Winterthur or New York City.

Secondary Place of Origin

England, United Kingdom, Europe

Secondary Origin Notes

This fabric was printed in England between 1825 and 1840.

Date

1940-1952

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; Reverse, left, pinned on tag; "52.331.1b/Lebanon B.R./JAN-JUNE" (graphite)
2. Label; Reverse, left, twill tape tag; "4 K Lebanon Bed room/2 pair Window curatins/Jan-Feb-Mar, July-Aug-Sept [over]/T1215" (typed)
3. Label; Reverser, left, twill tape tag; blank

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Woven (plain), Block printed, Raised style, Discharge style, Direct style

Dimensions (inches)

65 (L) , 23.5 (W) , 18.25 (Repeat Height)

Dimensions (centimeters)

165.1 (L) , 59.69 (W) , 46.355 (Repeat Height)

Measurement Notes

Vertical repeat per T Book Vol VII, no. 1215.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Montgomery, Florence. 1970 Printed Textiles: English and American Cottons and Linens 1700-1850.
Textile with same pattern, p. 175, fig. 152
[Thesis] Parks, Sarah. 2010 Britain, Brazil, and the Trade in Printed Cottons, 1827-1841. University of Delaware Winterthur Program in American Material Culture
For context, see thesis.
[Chapter] Bide, Martin. Secrets of the Printer's Palette, Colors & Dyes in Rhode Island Quilts [Book] Welters, Linda & OrdoƱez, Margaret. Down by the Old Mill Stream: Quilts in Rhode Island. 83-121.
Information on print styles, p. 88; 108-111.
[Other] Delphia, Rachel. Verifying Origins: A Historical Analysis of a Printed Cotton Textile Group at Winterthur.
Information on dye and print technology.