A pair of cream cotton velvet curtains, hand and machine sewn, trimmed at top with braid and pinch pleated to heading band with hooks. Cream cotton lining and interlining throughout. Cotton warp faced satin weave screen printed three tones blue, two tones green. Black, turquoise to cream wash. Half drop repeat 560 mm x 620 mm; two repeats per width. 1950 interpretation of 18th century baroque sources. Floral with lace ribbons. Mid blue rayon cable twist fringe 45 mm. a) mid blue cotton satin weave (loom width 1210 mm). b) undyed cotton bump. Made in England between 1890 and 1930.
Attingham collection; bequeathed to the National Trust with the estate, house and contents of Attingham by Thomas Henry Noel-Hill, 8th Baron Berwick (1877-1947) on 15th May 1953.