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Scalloped valance fragment

Italian (Venice)
18th century


Object Place: Venice, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 23.5 x 38.5 cm (9 1/4 x 15 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1566

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade, satin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of scalloped valance; deep green satin ground with incomplete design of buildings in oriental style with phoenixes alighting on rooftops; brocaded with silver metal thread and yellowish-green, oink and white silk; left selvedge present. Cf. 50.2478.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell