Valance, part of a set of 13 pieces
Object Place: England
5 x 148 cm (1 15/16 x 58 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and cotton twill ground with wool embroidery
Not On View
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.
John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund