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Coverlet of gray silk ground embroidered with floss and tightly-plied silk in yellow with touches of purple, brown, red; design in central field of pelican feeding two young center and S-handled vases in four corners; floral border with inner and outer guard bands; double-headed eagle in each...

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Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, February 16, 1978

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

Chinese (Macao, for western market), Qing dynasty, 18th century

Object Place

China, Macao, for western market

Dimensions

Height x width: 101 15/16 x 82 11/16 in. (258.9 x 210 cm)

Accession Number

1978.52

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles