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Valance

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:2 's' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps, supplementary patterning wefts and self-patterning ground wefts; silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:2 's' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps, supplementary patterning wefts and self-patterning ground wefts; silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:2 's' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with secondary binding warps; appliquéd with warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave and warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave over paper; silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts; silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave; appliquéd with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; appliquéd with warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; silk, warp-float faced satin weave with 1:2 'z' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts and self-patterning ground wefts; silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave; appliquéd with warp-float faced 2:2 'z' twill weave; silk, weft-float faced 1:2 'z' twill weave; silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with secondary binding warps; lined with silk, plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:2 's' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps, supplementary patterning wefts and self-patterning ground wefts; silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:2 's' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps, supplementary patterning wefts and self-patterning ground wefts; silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:2 's' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with secondary binding warps; appliquéd with warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave and warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave over paper; silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts; silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave; appliquéd with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; appliquéd with warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; silk, warp-float faced satin weave with 1:2 'z' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts and self-patterning ground wefts; silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave; appliquéd with warp-float faced 2:2 'z' twill weave; silk, weft-float faced 1:2 'z' twill weave; silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with secondary binding warps; lined with silk, plain weave.

Date:

Qing dynasty(1644–1911), 1750/1850

Artist:

China

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Valance

Origin

China

Date

Made 1750–1850

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:2 'S' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps, supplementary patterning wefts and self-patterning ground wefts; silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:2 'S' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps, supplementary patterning wefts and self-patterning ground wefts; silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:2 'S' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with secondary binding warps; appliquéd with warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave and warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave over paper; silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts; silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave; appliquéd with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; appliquéd with warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; silk, warp-float faced satin weave with 1:2 'Z' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts and self-patterning ground wefts; silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave; appliquéd with warp-float faced 2:2 'Z' twill weave; silk, weft-float faced 1:2 'Z' twill weave; silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with secondary binding warps; lined with silk, plain weave

Dimensions

121.8 × 158.3 cm (48 × 62 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Tom Pool Scott

Reference Number

1955.788a

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