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Landscape embroidery

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Landscape with design of stream with rocks, trees, bamboo, flowering plants, peacocks and other birds embroidered in cream colored satin stitch on a blue satin ground and mounted in a dark wood frame on a wood stand.

Provenance

John Gardner Coolidge Collection; gift of Mrs. John Gardner Coolidge to the MFA on June 16, 1953

Credit Line

John Gardner Coolidge Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty; Kangxi period, 1662–1722

Object Place

China

Dimensions

73.5 x 55.5 cm (28 15/16 x 21 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.980

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground with satin-stitch embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles