Pair of Portieres
Silk pile velvet, metal hooks, embroidery, fringe, beads, cowrie shells, wire, metal coins, silk, wool, and metal threads
a: 53 1/2 x 101 3/4 in. (135.9 x 258.4 cm)
b: 53 1/2 x 101 3/4 in. (135.9 x 258.4 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Mrs. William E. S. Griswold in memory of her father, John Sloane
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Herter Brothers (American, 1865-1905). Pair of Portieres, ca. 1880. Silk pile velvet, metal hooks, embroidery, fringe, beads, cowrie shells, wire, metal coins, silk, wool, and metal threads, a: 53 1/2 x 101 3/4 in. (135.9 x 258.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William E. S. Griswold in memory of her father, John Sloane, 41.980.84a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.41.980.84a-b_detail04.jpg)
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