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Valance, part of a set of 13 pieces

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In pieces. See matching set of bed curtains (63.1023-.1026) and chair seat covers (63.1028-. 1034). Red, orange, brown and shades of yellow crewels worked with a variety of stitches on a linen-and-cotton weft twill ground fabric. Design shows bizarre flowers, exotic fruits and tree islands....

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John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

English, about 1740s

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33 x 201 cm (13 x 79 1/8 in.)

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Linen and cotton twill with wool embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts