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Fragment of silk cloth

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Fragment of silk cloth with design of green, rose, pale blue and yellow bands of repeating floral design in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a silk satin ground.

Provenance

Gift of Robert Treat Paine, Jr. to the MFA on December 9, 1937

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Treat Paine, Jr.

Chinese, Qing dynasty, early 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

18 x 12 cm (7 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1300

Medium or Technique

Silk; satin-weave ground with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles