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Ground: cotton and linen, four pieces sewn together. Design: scalloped lower edge embroidered with scrolling bands inhabited with flowers; scallops divide valance into five compartments; outer ones filled with fruit baskets with birds and butterflies, inner ones with flowering branches bearing...

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Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

48.5 x 210.5 cm (19 1/8 x 82 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1973.98

Medium or Technique

Cotton and linen ground with wool tambour embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles