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Valance (England)

This is a Valance. It is dated 1750–1800 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is linen and its technique is block printed on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Purchase, General Funds.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 46 × 308 cm (18 1/8 in. × 10 ft. 1 1/4 in.) Repeat H x W (size of reconstructed repeat): 27 × 21 cm (10 5/8 × 8 1/4 in.)

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Valance (England); linen; H x W: 46 × 308 cm (18 1/8 in. × 10 ft. 1 1/4 in.) Repeat H x W (size of reconstructed repeat): 27 × 21 cm (10 5/8 × 8 1/4 in.); Purchase, General Funds; 1984-106-2

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