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Valance (India), 18th century

This is a Valance. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is cotton and its technique is mordant painted and dyed and resist dyed (chintz) on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Josephine Howell. It is credited Gift of Josephine Howell.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 50.2 × 83.2 cm (19 3/4 × 32 3/4 in.)

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Valance (India), 18th century; cotton; H x W: 50.2 × 83.2 cm (19 3/4 × 32 3/4 in.); Gift of Josephine Howell; 1973-51-61

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