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Bed valance

Linen embroidered with shades of blue-green, beige and gray silk and fringed with red, green and white silk along lower edge. Alternating design shows long-necked birds facing left, cypress trees and octagonal design (flower?). Full loom width, both selvedges present.

Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hill

Greek Islands (Cyclades), probably 19th century

Object Place

Cyclades, Greek Islands

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts