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Valance for a wedding bed

Chinese
late 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

45 x 207 cm (17 11/16 x 81 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15.788

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with floss silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Yellowish-red satin ground; in the middle is a landscape with flowers and five figures; on each end flowers, fruit, butterflies, bats and a spider, etc., worked with blue, green, pink, yellow, brown, black and white silk. Trimmed with a blue and white ribbon brocade and black satin. Lined with light yellowish-green satin.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection