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Pillow end of bright red satin with design of "hundred children" and flowers embroidered in polychrome silk and couched gold-wrapped thread; mounted with bright, light green silk; probably a dowry piece.

Provenance

Gift from Louis H. Farlow to the MFA, December 29, 1909

Credit Line

Gift of Louis H. Farlow

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1870 to 1890

Object Place

China

Dimensions

17.2 x 19.2 cm (6 3/4 x 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.603

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles