Silk crepe embroidered valance
late 19th century
Object Place: China
55 x 179 cm (21 5/8 x 70 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk crepe embroidered with floss silk and couched gold-wrapped threads
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Very light neutral brown brocaded crepe, on which are embroidered with blue, white and black silk and gold thread, flowers, birds and butterflies. Trimmed with a band of black satin embroidered with blue, green and white silk and a design of open flowers and leaves.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection