Valance

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1870–90


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width: 29 x 153 in. (73.7 x 388.6 cm)

Accession Number

11.110

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with gold-wrapped threads

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Silk valance with design of four large Chinese characters and inscription for longevity and happiness in couched gold-wrapped thread on a red silk satin ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA in 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection