Embroidered valance
Russian (Kargopol),
second half of the 19th century
Embroidered Valance

Fragment of an embroidered valance depicting large-scale abstracted birds in profile atop a frieze of smaller birds, worked in satin, split, and cross stitch primarily in cotton, with polychrome silk accents, on a linen ground.


18.5" H x 71" W (detail shown)


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