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Valance (England), 18th century

This is a Valance. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is cotton and its technique is block printed with resist paste and immersion dyed in indigo, plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 25 x 184 cm (9 13/16 in. x 6 ft. 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Valance (England), 18th century; cotton; H x W: 25 x 184 cm (9 13/16 in. x 6 ft. 7/16 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1955-123-5

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