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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of salmon-pink silk satin with design of scrolling lotus and chrysanthemum motifs in gilt paper stripdiscontinuous 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, early 17th century (?)

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 24 x 22 cm (9 7/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.187

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles