Valance

Medium: cotton Technique: mordant painted and dyed and resist dyed (chintz) on plain weave Label: mordant painted and dyed and hand-painted cotton (chintz) | 18th century

Unknown Maker

Scalloped valence with one seam. Chintz fabric features pineapples and exotic botanicals in brown, purple, greens, yellow, pink and red on a white ground.

Credit: Gift of Josephine Howell
Object: 1973-51-61

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