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Valence (Greece), 18th–19th century

This is a Valence. It is dated 18th–19th century and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross stitch on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Provident Securities Co. and Estate of Mr. & Mrs. William H. Crocker. It is credited Gift of Provident Securities Company from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Crocker.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 115 x 286 cm (45 1/4 in. x 9 ft. 4 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Valence (Greece), 18th–19th century; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 115 x 286 cm (45 1/4 in. x 9 ft. 4 5/8 in.); Gift of Provident Securities Company from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Crocker; 1955-133-13

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