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Valance (Needlework)

A work made of linen, plain gauze weave; embroidered in darning stitches (lacis); edged with linen, crochet.
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  • A work made of linen, plain gauze weave; embroidered in darning stitches (lacis); edged with linen, crochet.

Date:

1650/1700 (edging: 20th century)

Artist:

Italy or Spain

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Valance (Needlework)

Place

Italy (Object made in)

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Made 1650–1700

Medium

Linen, plain gauze weave; embroidered in darning stitches (lacis); edged with linen, crochet

Dimensions

47.5 × 217.7 cm (18 3/4 × 125 in.); Repeat: W.: 158.8 cm (62 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Hulbert Gaylord

Reference Number

1977.284

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