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Fan case covered with a fine white silk gauze, embroidered with a design of trees, houses, birds, etc., in light and dark brown, white, blue, and light and dark green silk braid on which are strung two pink stones.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Henry Sturgis to the MFA in 1880

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Sturgis

Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 43.8 x 6 x 2 cm (17 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

80.503

Medium or Technique

Silk, glass beads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Personal accessories