80 x 92 cm (31 1/2 x 36 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk slit tapestry (kesi)
Niche valance with design of five Ming-style dragons, auspicious clouds and bats on a yellow ground on the lower part; above which is a panel with design of peonies, lotus, flower blossoms and butterflies on a reddish-orange ground. The design is woven with red, blues, greens, yellow, brownish-white and gold silk; border with key fretwork pattern in red on blue ground.