The renaissance valence is a hanging textile termination with the lower end ornamentally cut. It is ornamented with cords, tassels and embroidery. The upper edge of the valence is generally fixed to moulding.
KeywordsRenaissance, molding, textile, moulding, embroidery, Renascence, household objects, tassels, valence, ornamented, cords
GalleriesCurtains and Window Hardware
Meyer, Franz Sales Handbook of Ornament (New York, NY: The Bruno Hessling Company, 1904)