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Valance, part of a set of 13 pieces

In pieces. See matching set of bed curtains (63.1023-.1026) and chair seat covers (63.1028-. 1034). Red, orange, brown and shades of yellow crewels worked with a variety of stitches on a linen-and-cotton weft twill ground fabric. Design shows bizarre flowers, exotic fruits and tree islands....

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Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

English, about 1740s

Object Place

England

Accession Number

63.1027m

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton twill ground with wool embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles