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Silk valance with design of four large Chinese characters and inscription for longevity and happiness in couched gold-wrapped thread on a red silk satin ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA in 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1870–90

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 29 x 153 in. (73.7 x 388.6 cm)

Accession Number

11.110

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with gold-wrapped threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles