Fragment of bed curtain or valance
Object Place: Sicily?, Italy
Height x width: 17 11/16 x 78 3/4 in. (45 x 200 cm)
Medium or Technique
Lace, point, punto tirato or tela tirato, drawn-work
Not On View
Fragment of bed curtain or valance. All-over pattern of angular branches with leaves and acorns. Design in linen on a rectangular mesh ground (some threads drawn out and remaining threads whipped over with linen thread). Modern woven trimming sewed around three sides. Worn, stained, repaired.
Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman