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Length of fabric with design of scrolling lotus in green silk twill with blue and gold discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Provenance

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt; gift to the MFA on May 11, 1950

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection

Chinese, Ming dynasty, 1550–1600

Object Place

China

Accession Number

50.1526

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave with silk, gold-wrapped thread and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles