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Hanging or banner embroidered in blue, green and yellow silk on a red silk satin ground. In the main field is a large character for longevity couched with gold thread, on each side is a small inscription (perhaps names of donors, commemorating special family celebration) in yellow silk;...

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA on March 31, 1919

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

332 x 186 cm (130 11/16 x 73 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.714

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with floss silks and couched gold-wrapped threads

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles