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Length of silk with design of scrolling floral motif embroidered in light and dark blue, pale gold and brown silk and gilt paper strips on a pale gold gauze ground.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA on March 3, 1921

Credit Line

Gift of William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Chinese,

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall (Full loom width): 455 x 63.5 cm (179 1/8 x 25 in.)

Accession Number

21.254

Medium or Technique

Silk; gauze-weave ground with silk and gilt paper strip embroidery

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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Textiles