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Part of a valance, quilted

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Natural cotton ground, block-printed in black, red, blue, mauve and neutral yellow. Small section of a repeat showing gnarled flowering branches on which are perched two birds. Ground covered with powder of a black motif straight sides and scalloped side bound with natural linen tape. Lined...

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John Wheelock Eliot Fund

French, late 18th century

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30 x 48 cm (11 13/16 x 18 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Quilted cotton print


Textiles and Fashion Arts