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Red silk satin valance with design of phoenix and flowers embroidered in polychrome silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread; red silk fringe along bottom edge.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1870–80

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 37 1/2 x 160 1/2 in. (95.3 x 407.7 cm)

Accession Number

11.134

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles