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Valance (China), 18th century

This is a Valance. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silk and its technique is embroidered on satin foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 71 × 172 cm (27 15/16 in. × 5 ft. 7 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Has tag: Au Bon Marche Paris

Cite this object as

Valance (China), 18th century; silk; H x W: 71 × 172 cm (27 15/16 in. × 5 ft. 7 11/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt; 1931-40-2

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