Fragment of dark blue silk satin with design of repeating floral arabesque in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on November 4, 1926
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Chinese, Qing dynasty, mid-19th century
Overall: 26.5 x 21 cm (10 7/16 x 8 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin-weave with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave