Valance

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1870s to 1880s


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width: 24 1/2 x 180 in. (62.2 x 457.2 cm)

Accession Number

11.126

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped threads

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Valance of red silk satin with design of mythological lions, deer, flowers, birds embroidered in shades of blue and white silk and couched in gold-wrapped thread; border of black satin with design of repeating floral motifs embroidered in polychrome silk.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 2, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection