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Bedcover of red silk satin, embroidered with polychrome silk yarns primarily in satin stitch, with design of central medallion composed of large chrysanthemum blossom surrounded by floral swags and blue and yellow borders, remainder of field has flowers and scrolling vines; outer border has...

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Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, January 14, 1976

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Chinese for the Westen market, Qing dynasty, late 18th or early 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 301 x 292.1 cm (118 1/2 x 115 in.)

Accession Number

1976.37

Medium or Technique

Silk satin ground embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles