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Silk crepe embroidered valance

Chinese
late 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

55 x 179 cm (21 5/8 x 70 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15.548

Medium or Technique

Silk crepe embroidered with floss silk and couched gold-wrapped threads

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection