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Valance (England)

This is a Valance. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1916. Its medium is silk embroidery on silk foundation, linen backing and its technique is embroidered on satin foundation, backed with plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 73 × 197.5 cm (28 3/4 in. × 6 ft. 5 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Valance (England); silk embroidery on silk foundation, linen backing; H x W: 73 × 197.5 cm (28 3/4 in. × 6 ft. 5 3/4 in.); 1916-1-2-b

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18186839/ |title=Valance (England) |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=23 October 2021 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>