Fragment of valance for altar frontal with design of dragons and clouds in blue, green, white, gold and tan silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a red silk satin ground.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 2, 1911
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Chinese, Qing dynasty, last quarter 18th century
Height x width: 68 x 22.5 cm (26 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin-weave ground with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave