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Valance

Valance

  • Place of origin:

    Castelo Branco (Region) (made)

  • Date:

    1700s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    linen embroidered with coloured silks

  • Museum number:

    T.59-1912

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Natural linen valance with silk embroidery in pinks, blues, greens and white. Recurring design of flowers in urns. Edged with linen fringe

Place of Origin

Castelo Branco (Region) (made)

Date

1700s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

linen embroidered with coloured silks

Dimensions

Width: 170 cm, Length: 55 cm

Descriptive line

Valance, natural linen embroidered in coloured silks, Castelo Branco work, 18th century

Materials

Linen; Silk thread

Techniques

Hand embroidery

Subjects depicted

Stylized flowers; Urns

Categories

Embroidery; Textiles

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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