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Fragment of cream silk satin with design of peonies, chrysanthemums and lotus joined with tendrils in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on November 4, 1926

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, early 17th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 25.5 x 22 cm (10 1/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.176

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles