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Fragment of silk damask

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Fragment of dark reddish-brown silk damask with woven pattern of auspicious clouds; contructed of two pieces stitched together.

Provenance

Purchased in China by Mr. Edward Cunningham around 1850; gift from Mrs. Asa Gray to the MFA, April 14, 1885

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 31.5 cm (5 1/8 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.68

Medium or Technique

Silk damask; pieced

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles