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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of dark blue silk satin with design of repeating floral arabesque 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, mid-19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 26.5 x 21 cm (10 7/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26.183

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles