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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of cream twill-weave silk with design of scrolling floral motif 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, late 16th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 18 x 24 cm (7 1/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.181

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles