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Fragment of priest's vestment lining

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Fragment of lining from a priest's vestment of deep pink silk damask with woven design of roundel composed of scrolling flowers and vines and swastika motifs.

Provenance

Bought by the donor in Mexico, March 1900. Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA in May 1900

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 23.5 x 23.5 cm (9 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.486

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes