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Appliquéd linen valance

Appliquéd linen valance, diaper linen with small geometric design, conventionalized design of flowers, birds, and fish in appliqué of pink, blue, yellow, green, crimson, and gray silk, and lines of chenille thread, across lower part of linen a band of drawn work with stars and angular "S"...

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Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

Spanish, 19th century

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Appliquéd linen, embroidery, appliquéd


Textiles and Fashion Arts