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  • Valance (Germany), late 18th–early 19th century

    Valence with scalloped border in floral printed cotton with the edges bound in blue tape. The pattern has natural-size flowers and leaves in violet, blue, green, yellow, red, and brown…

  • Valance (England), ca. 1790

    Cotton printed with design of vertical stripes with alternating rows of flowering vines or scattered blooms.

  • Valance (Russia), 19th century

    Symmetrical design of horse drawn coach in profile on either side of tripartite domed building. Many incidental human and plant forms. White on white with squared mesh ground. Symmetrical vermicular…

  • Valance (France), 1783–89

  • Valance (Greece), 18th–19th century

    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…

  • Valance (England), 18th century

    Long valance-shaped fragment of coarse cotton. Design is incomplete, but shows a large floral motif and foliage. Background is blue and the design is reserved in white with blue accents…

  • Valance (France), late 18th century

    Textile cut and pieced to form a valence with deep rounded scallops. Branches interlace to form a rounded lattice design, each ogive framing a small naturalistic spray of roses, forget-me-nots,…

  • Valance (France), 1751–1800

    Valance in a floral design consisting of a red ground with imbricated pattern in white. Large flowers clusters in white, red and dark brown with garlands of leaves in dark…

  • Valance (England), 18th century

    Long, straight valance in white with a resist design in two shades of blue. Incomplete pattern shows large scale foliage and flower. Edging of resist-printed tape in a simple blue…

  • Valance (England), 1750–75

    Long white valance resist printed in two shades of blue. Pillar design with foliage at the top. Two figures of naked boys clinging to pillar rendered in light blue. Between…

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