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A bed valance of heavy cream colored cotton, embroidered in darning stitch with silks in shades of tan, and yellowish-green, border design showing repeat of stylized plant form with paired pointed leaves, between two rows of leaves a narrow repeat of stylized plant form in handles vase worked in...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louisa Q. Pierce

Cyclades (Amorgos), 19th century

Object Place

Amorgos, Greek Islands, Cyclades, Greece


54.5 cm (21 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts