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Valance

Valance

  • Place of origin:

    Yunnan (made)

  • Date:

    1880-1920 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, embroidered with cotton thread in stem stitch and satin stitch

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Mary Lumsden

  • Museum number:

    T.124-1927

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Valance of white cotton, embroidered with dark blue cotton thread in stem and satin stitches. The pattern consists of five roundels of animal and bird designs.

Place of Origin

Yunnan (made)

Date

1880-1920 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, embroidered with cotton thread in stem stitch and satin stitch

Dimensions

Height: 190.5 cm, Width: 30.5 cm

Object history note

Registered File number 1927/4170.

Descriptive line

Valance, white cotton with embroidery in blue cotton thread, Yunnan province, China, 1880-1920

Materials

Cotton (textile); Cotton thread

Techniques

Weaving; Embroidering

Subjects depicted

Animals; Birds

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery

Collection

East Asia Collection

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