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Fragment of valance

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Fragment of valance with design of flowers and scrolling vines, birds, and a butterfly painted in red, violet and blue on cream white plain-weave cotton; cut in scallops along the bottom.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, December 2, 1926

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund

Indian, early 18th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

106 x 51 cm (41 3/4 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.284

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles