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Valance

Persian
19th century (?)


Dimensions

68 x 311 cm (26 3/4 x 122 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.502

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pieced valance. Narrow length wise bands bearing alternately, a repeating four petal motif and a continuous simple undulating leafy vine. POly chrome silk satin weave warp; white cotton weft covered by supplementary silk and metallic yarn patterning wefts. Predominant colors; green, orange, yellow, and blue. Attached strip of unpatterned green satin weave silk along the bottom edge. Silk cord edging with a repeating floral design attached to remaining three sides. Worn slightly stained. Lined; See:43.503

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection