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Valance

A work made of top: silk and cotton, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:4 's' twill interlacings; bottom: silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:4 's' twill interlacings; three panels joined; lined with silk and cotton, 7:1 satin damask weave.
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  • A work made of top: silk and cotton, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:4 's' twill interlacings; bottom: silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:4 's' twill interlacings; three panels joined; lined with silk and cotton, 7:1 satin damask weave.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1650/1700

Artist:

China

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Valance

Place

China (Object made in)

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Made 1650–1700

Medium

Top: Silk and cotton, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:4 'S' twill interlacings; bottom: silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:4 'S' twill interlacings; three panels joined; lined with silk and cotton, 7:1 satin damask weave

Dimensions

232.5 × 206.3 cm (91 1/2 × 81 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Rowena Marsh Abbott

Reference Number

1952.1009a

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