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Silk crepe valance

Chinese
late 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

51 x 185 cm (20 1/16 x 72 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.114

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Black crepe on which is embroidered with blue, green, white, brown and yellow silk and gold thread a design of flowering branches and birds.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection