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Bed valance

Greek Islands (Cyclades)
probably 19th century


Object Place: Cyclades, Greek Islands

Dimensions

244.5 cm (96 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1971.440

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Linen embroidered with shades of blue-green, beige and gray silk and fringed with red, green and white silk along lower edge. Alternating design shows long-necked birds facing left, cypress trees and octagonal design (flower?). Full loom width, both selvedges present.

Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hill