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Length of fabric with design of scrolling mallow flowers in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a grayish-green silk ground.

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

Japan

Dimensions

75.5 x 50.1 cm (29 3/4 x 19 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.1513

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave with gilt-paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles