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Valance (possibly England)

This is a Valance. It is dated 1840s and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is wool, cotton and its technique is satin weave, knotted. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Harvey Smith. It is credited Gift of Harvey Smith.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 240 × 38 cm (7 ft. 10 1/2 in. × 14 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Valance (possibly England); wool, cotton; H x W: 240 × 38 cm (7 ft. 10 1/2 in. × 14 15/16 in.); Gift of Harvey Smith; 1968-135-70

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