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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of silk with design of repeating of peonies, lotus and scrolling tendrils in gold on a pale greenish-blue ground.

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, mid-17th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 22.5 cm (7 5/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

26.178

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles