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Curtain or coverlet top

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Curtain or coverlet top with design of peonies, butterflies, fruit, umbrella and bats in blue, yellow, white and black silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching on a red silk damask ground.

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on July 6, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1870–80

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 92 15/16 x 79 1/2 in. (236 x 202 cm)

Accession Number

11.127

Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with piled silk threads and couched gold-wrapped threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles