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Culture:English
Title:valances
Date Made:ca. 1720
Type:Textile; Bedding
Materials:textile: silk
Place Made:United Kingdom; England
Accession Number:  HD F.753

Description:
Collection of early 18th century English knotwork with two valances, 4 pelmets, 9 bands and borders, several fragments, motifs, appliques, etc. These are decorated in polychrome knotwork on yellow moire silk with a variety of European and Chinoiserie figures, animals, birds, flowers, trees, buildings, etc.

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