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Length of furnishing fabric

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Length of fabric with design of peonies in yellow and brown silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a blue silk ground.

Provenance

1935, gift of Lucy Truman Aldrich (b. 1869 - d. 1955), Providence, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 2, 1935)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich

Chinese, Ming dynasty, 1500–1600

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 89 3/16 x 31 1/8 in. (226.5 x 79 cm)

Accession Number

35.687

Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave with silk continuous and discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down in twill-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles