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Valance

Pieced valance. Narrow length wise bands bearing alternately, a repeating four petal motif and a continuous simple undulating leafy vine. POly chrome silk satin weave warp; white cotton weft covered by supplementary silk and metallic yarn patterning wefts. Predominant colors; green, orange,...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Persian, 19th century (?)

Accession Number

43.502

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles