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Fragment of silk cloth

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Fragment of silk damask

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA in 1940

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

possibly Chinese, for Islamic trade, Yuan or Ming dynasty, 14th century

Object Place

China

Accession Number

40.58

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles