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Valance (probably USA), 1900–1950

This is a Valance. It is dated 1900–1950 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is wool embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is embroidey using wool in satin, herringbone, back, chain, running, buttonhole, feather, bouillon knot, french knot and other stitches on 2\2 twill linen foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Elinor Merrell. It is credited Bequest of Elinor Merrell.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 57.5 x 200.5 cm (22 5/8 in. x 6 ft. 6 15/16 in.)

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Valance (probably USA), 1900–1950; wool embroidery, linen foundation; H x W: 57.5 x 200.5 cm (22 5/8 in. x 6 ft. 6 15/16 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-384

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