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Valance (France), 1751–1800

This is a Valance. It is dated 1751–1800 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is cotton and its technique is block printed, colored ground. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Harold M. Bailey. It is credited Gift of Harold M. Bailey.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 58 x 203 cm (22 13/16 in. x 6 ft. 7 15/16 in.)

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Valance (France), 1751–1800; cotton; H x W: 58 x 203 cm (22 13/16 in. x 6 ft. 7 15/16 in.); Gift of Harold M. Bailey; 1960-79-5

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