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Cover with overall design of "precious image flowers" (pao hsiang hua) with leaf arabesque pattern in red, dark blue, orange silk and gold-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a pale blue silk satin ground; constructed of two lengths stitched together; lined with...

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp to the MFA in 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp

Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

144 x 215.5 cm (56 11/16 x 84 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.50.20

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground with silk and gold-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave; pieced

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles