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Niche valance

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Niche valance in silk slit tapestry (kesi) with design in top panel of phoenix and peonies in green, blue and red silk on gold ground; lower valance has design of waves, dragons, clouds and bats in blue, cream, white and gold on a reddish-orange ground; borders have scrolling floral pattern in...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1775–1825

Object Place

China

Dimensions

107 x 110.5 cm (42 1/8 x 43 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15.579

Medium or Technique

Silk tapestry weave (kesi)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles