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Valance (England), 17th century

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.)

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Valance (England), 17th century; 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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