Valance for a wedding bed
late 19th century
Object Place: China
45 x 207 cm (17 11/16 x 81 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin embroidered with floss silk
Not On View
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.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection