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Cuff from coat with design of orchids, bridges, rocks and waves embroidered with satin stitch in various shades of blue, white, pale gold and tan on a dark blue silk satin ground; trimmed with rows of gold-wrapped thread; outer border of floral arabesque in gilt paper strip supplementary patterning...

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Anonymous gift to the MFA, December 11, 1941

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Anonymous gift

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1870s

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45.5 x 18.4 cm (17 15/16 x 7 1/4 in.)

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Silk satin ground embroidered in silk; couched with gold-wrapped thread; gilt paper strip supplementary patterning wefts


Textiles and Fashion Arts