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Medium:
Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered on plain weave
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Valance
Made in:
Dodecanese, Rhodes, Greece
Date:
18th–19th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Wide valance of linen in two parts, joined horizontally by a narrow band of ribbon. Lower half is embroidered with horizontal rows of stylized leaves, almost square in form, alternately red and green, with borders of smaller leaves. The upper section has one border of the same leaf design.
Credit Line:
Gift of Provident Securities Company from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Crocker
Accession Number:
1955-133-15
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1955-133-15