Valance, part of a set of 13 pieces

English, Dutch?
about 1740s


Object Place: England

Dimensions

14.2 x 196 cm (5 9/16 x 77 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.1027f

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton twill ground with wool embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

In pieces. See matching set of bed curtains (63.1023-.1026) and chair seat covers (63.1028-. 1034). Red, orange, brown and shades of yellow crewels worked with a variety of stitches on a linen-and-cotton weft twill ground fabric. Design shows bizarre flowers, exotic fruits and tree islands. Condition good.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund