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Printed silk continuous pleated leaf with a gray ground and the black shadows of trees and a pagoda with pink at either end. The leaf is bound with silver foil. Sticks and guard are lacquered wood with pierced dots and arrow-like shapes.


Gift from Mrs. George E. Bates to the MFA, June 19, 1963

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Gift of Mrs. George E. Bates

Chinese, Qing Dynasty, Early 20th century

Object Place

China or Japan


Overall: 19.7cm (7 3/4in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave; silver foil; lacquered wood


Textiles and Fashion Arts