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Valance

Italian and Eastern European
17th–18th century


Object Place: Italy, Eastern Europe

Dimensions

25.5 x 311 cm (10 1/16 x 122 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.484

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A repeating stylized archway beneath which is a floral spray in an urn. Made in three sections; the center section re-embroidered with lush stylized blossoms and pomegranates. Hebrew (?) inscriptions. Added bobbin lace and tape borders. Silk yarns on a white polychrome floss ground. Missing yarns; soiled.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection