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Fragment of bed curtain or valance

Fragment of bed curtain or valance. All-over pattern of angular branches with leaves and acorns. Design in linen on a rectangular mesh ground (some threads drawn out and remaining threads whipped over with linen thread). Modern woven trimming sewed around three sides. Worn, stained, repaired.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

Italian (Sicily?), 17th century

Object Place

Sicily?, Italy

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lace, point, punto tirato or tela tirato, drawn-work


Textiles and Fashion Arts