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Linen valance

Linen valance, linen browned, probably by the sun, woven with a geometric diaper pattern, divided into squares by drawn work and into panels of six squares by bands of bobbin lace, in the center of each square a small radiating stylized floral pattern worked with green and pink wool, flowers in...

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Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

Spanish, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts