Design for a portiere with tasselled fringe and canopy, for the Duchess of Newcastle

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RIBApix ref no RIBA125842
Architect/DesignerAitchison, George (1825-1910)
Artist/PhotographerAitchison, George (1825-1910)
CountryUK: England
Image Date1880
ViewInterior
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSC126/7
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: A portiere is a curtain over a door or over the entrance to a room without a door.

Subject tags

draperies, curtains