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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 cross stitch

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Mary Lumsden

  • Museum number:

    T.128-1927

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Valance of white cotton, embroidered with black cotton thread in cross-stitch. The design consists of four roundels with the flowers of the four season, with a narrow key pattern border at the sides, and a fringe at the bottom.

Place of Origin

Yunnan (made)

Date

1880-1920 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, embroidered with cotton thread in cross stitch

Dimensions

Height: 152.5 cm, Width: 45.8 cm

Object history note

Registered File number 1927/4170.

Descriptive line

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

Materials

Cotton (textile); Cotton thread

Techniques

Weaving; Embroidering

Subjects depicted

Key pattern; Floral patterns

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery

Collection

East Asia Collection

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