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Valance

Valance

  • Place of origin:

    France (Possibly, made)
    England (Possibly, made)

  • Date:

    third quarter of 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Valances of woven cotton brocaded in wool

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr M J Mayorcas

  • Museum number:

    T.93-1963

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Valance of cotton and linen tabby tabby brocaded in wool with curving sprays of blue and pink roses and rose buds, with leaves and smaller flowers. The valance is made from three pieces of the material joined together, with one edge cut into scallops. These and the straight edge were trimmed with crimson silk, of which only fragments remain.

Place of Origin

France (Possibly, made)
England (Possibly, made)

Date

third quarter of 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Valances of woven cotton brocaded in wool

Dimensions

Height: 30.5 in, Width: 67 in

Object history note

Registered File number 1963/1152

Descriptive line

Valance of cotton and linen, French or English, third quarter of 18th century

Materials

Cotton; Wool (textile)

Techniques

Plain weave

Subjects depicted

Roses; Leaves; Flowers

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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