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Hanging embroidered panel

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Hanging panel constructed of three chair strips of red silk satin stitched together with design of flowers, butterflies and bats embroidered in polychrome silk; border on four sides of light blue plain-weave silk with floral arabesque pattern in silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous...

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Bequest from Miss Ellen Starkey Bates to the MFA, March 1, 1928

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Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 18th century

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Overall: 182.2 x 155.6 cm (71 3/4 x 61 1/4 in.)

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Silk satin embroidered with silk; border of silk plain-weave with silk and gilt paper discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts


Textiles and Fashion Arts