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Valance

Pieced valance. Narrow lengthwise bands bearing alternately, a repeating four petal motif and a continuous simple undulating leafy vine. Polychrome silk satin weave warp yarns; white cotton weft yarns covered by supplementary polychrome silk and metallic yarn patterning wefts. Predominated...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Persian, 19th century (?)

Accession Number

43.503

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles