Designer: Edward William Godwin, 1833-1886
Manufacturer: Warner & Ramm
Silk damask edged with velvet and woven tape
330 x 170 cm (132 x 68 inches)
The companion piece to this curtain is in the Art Institute of Chicago (1987.333).
Syringa are lilacs (see Wikipedia)
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