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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of blue silk satin with design of lotus arabesque and scattered Buddhist symbols in pink, orange, red, gold, tan, cream and light and dark green silk.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on September 1, 1893

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, early 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 68.5 x 54 cm (26 15/16 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.1014

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles