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1943

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Valance (England), 18th century

This is a Valance. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is cotton and its technique is mordant painted and dyed and resist dyed (chintz) on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W (A): 324 x 18.3 cm (10 ft. 7 9/16 in. x 7 3/16 in.) H x W (B): 124 x 18.5 cm (48 13/16 x 7 5/16 in.) H x W (C): 124 x 18 cm (48 13/16 x 7 1/16 in.) H x W (D): 42.5 x 16.5 cm (16 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Valance (England), 18th century; cotton; H x W (A): 324 x 18.3 cm (10 ft. 7 9/16 in. x 7 3/16 in.) H x W (B): 124 x 18.5 cm (48 13/16 x 7 5/16 in.) H x W (C): 124 x 18 cm (48 13/16 x 7 1/16 in.) H x W (D): 42.5 x 16.5 cm (16 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.); 1943-9-2-a/g

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