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Embroidered fragment

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Fragment. Figures embroidered with a twisted couched thread on a faded green satin ground. Background filled with pomegranate tree and clouds in faded blues, green, red and cream. The costumes: two in black, are of a non-Chinese, Mongoloid type. Pieced, moth eaten.

Provenance

Gift of Miss Adele Lathrop to the MFA on May 9, 1946

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Adele Lathrop

Chinese, 18th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 38.2 x 42.2 cm (15 1/16 x 16 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.46.19

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles