Fragment of silk with design of scattered flowers in light and dark blue, light and dark pink, green, white and black silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a yellow satin ground.
Bequest from J.W. Paige to the MFA, April 16, 1895
Bequest of James William Paige
Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1880s
Height x width: 72 x 54 cm (28 3/8 x 21 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave