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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of dark blue silk satin with design of peonies and leaves in green silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, November 4, 1926

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, early 18th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 19 cm (10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26.182

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles