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Valance

Greek Islands (Cyclades)
18th century


Object Place: Cyclades, Greece

Dimensions

50.4 x 213.6 cm (19 13/16 x 84 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.772

Medium or Technique

Tabby-woven cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of tabby-woven cotton, embroidered along one side and both ends with tan, cream, blue and green silks in darning stitches. Main motif is a symmetrical, leafy tree or vine; along side, a row of stars or snowflakes between two rows of trees. One star in cross stitch. Short fringe of same silks along three edges. Cotton browned and stained; silks faded.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund