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ULITA - an Archive of International Textiles

bed valance
Date: before 1903
Dimensions: 42 x 28 cm (16 9/16 x 11 in.)
Medium: silk, linen
Made in: Greece
Description: This item is made from four 6-7cm wide border strips from a bed curtain which have been sewn together to form a bed valance with fringes at the longer sides. The pattern consists of a vertical border of king patterns executed using darning stitch.
Inv. No.: 212

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