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Valance

Italian (Sicily)
17th century


Object Place: Sicily, Italy

Dimensions

Depth including knotted fringe x width: 50 3/8 in., 67 cm (128 cm, 26 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.1177

Medium or Technique

Lace, point, punto tirato or tela tirata. Drawn-work.

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen with vertical bands of drawn-work, and band of drawn-work across bottom worked with white linen thread. Design: scrolls wandflowers. Knotted linen fringe across bottom and linen fringe on sides.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman