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Appliqué-work valance

Cream-colored linen ground. Appliqué is of printed cotton, predominantly red or blue, accented with embroidery in blue or white linen threads using outline, satin and running stitches. Design shows a red vase of blue plant forms in the center, a pair of dogs in red flanking it, and blue birds...

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Gift of Miss Aimée Lamb

Spanish, probably 1800–50

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Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts