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Silk crepe valance

Black crepe on which is embroidered with blue, green, white, brown and yellow silk and gold thread a design of flowering branches and birds.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Accession Number

11.114

Medium or Technique

Silk crepe embroidered with floss silk and couched gold-wrapped threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles