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Valance of red silk damask with design of flowers embroidered in polychrome silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread; border of dark blue satin ribbon embroidered with flowers in polychrome silk.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 25 x 135 in. (63.5 x 342.9 cm)

Accession Number

11.119

Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with silk and couched gold-wrapped threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles