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1937

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Valance (USA), 1700–1750

This is a Valance. It is dated 1700–1750 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is cotton and its technique is blue resist on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Harry Horton Benkard.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 28.5 x 203.8 cm (11 1/4 in. x 6 ft. 8 1/4 in.)

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Valance (USA), 1700–1750; cotton; H x W: 28.5 x 203.8 cm (11 1/4 in. x 6 ft. 8 1/4 in.); 1937-9-1

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