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Pendent (For Bed Curtain)

A work made of silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 's' twill interlacings.
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  • A work made of silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 's' twill interlacings.

Date:

Qing Dynasty (1644–1911, 1701/50

Artist:

Manchu
China

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Textiles

Culture

Manchu

Title

Pendent (For Bed Curtain)

Origin

China

Date

Made 1701–1750

Medium

Silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 'S' twill interlacings

Dimensions

269.8 × 20.8 cm (106 1/4 × 8 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Orientals

Reference Number

1936.131b

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