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Length of white ribbed silk with overall pattern of scattered floral sprigs and narrow vertical bands, each composed on nine colored stripes, encircled by a serpentine leafy stem painted with polychrome tempera colors.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, February 9, 1950

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

Chinese, for export, Qing dynasty, 1790s

Object Place

China

Dimensions

65.4 x 71.4 cm (25 3/4 x 28 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.147

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave (rib variation) painted with polychrome tempera

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles