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Fabric with uncut pieces for set of purses

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Uncut pieces for fan case, wallet, drawstring purse, handkerchief holder and eyeglass case, each with design of flowers in polychrome silk tapestry on a blue-green silk ground; mounted on yellow cloth.

Provenance

Gift of William C. Paul to the MFA in 1924

Credit Line

Gift of William C. Paul

Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

70.8 x 34.5 cm (27 7/8 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.24.77

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes