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Embroidered valance

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Embroidered valance, fine cotton twill ground, slightly browned by light, the design of flowering plants growing from a band of foliage, great variety of flowers and small berries worked with several shades of pink, yellow, orange, green, and blue wool, chiefly in chain stitch, a little satin...

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John Wheelock Eliot Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place



38 x 246.6 cm (14 15/16 x 97 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton twill ground with wool tambour embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts