Valance

A work made of cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped linen in laidwork and couching: edged with silk, plain weave with extended weft cut fringe; lined with silk and cotton, satin weave.
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  • A work made of cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped linen in laidwork and couching: edged with silk, plain weave with extended weft cut fringe; lined with silk and cotton, satin weave.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), c. 1700

Artist:

China

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Title

Valance

Origin

China

Date

Made 1690–1710

Medium

Cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped linen in laidwork and couching: edged with silk, plain weave with extended weft cut fringe; lined with silk and cotton, satin weave

Dimensions

101 × 205.8 cm (39 3/4 × 81 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the James D. Tigerman Estate

Reference Number

2004.917

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