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Valance

Italian or Sardinian
17th century(?)


Object Place: Italy or Sardinia

Dimensions

54.3 x 312.3 cm (21 3/8 x 122 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.973

Medium or Technique

Linen embroidered on linen plain weave, and cotton woven fringe

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Valence. A crosslet on a lozenge repeating within lozenge compartments in staggered compacted rows. Rust linen ground. Blue and white cotton fringe along botom edge. Worn in many areas; some repairs.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection