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Valance

Valance

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk embroidery on canvas

  • Museum number:

    T.16-1931

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Silk embroidery on canvas in tent and split stitches. Pear, plum, and apple trees in full fruit are depicted against a sky graded from purple to pink. Birds are pecking at the fruit.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk embroidery on canvas

Dimensions

Length: 38 in

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File no. 1931/2109.

Descriptive line

Embroidered; Britain; 1600c.

Production Note

Described as French at an unknown date after acquisition

Materials

Canvas; Silk thread

Techniques

Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Birds; Trees; Fruit

Categories

Embroidery; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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