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Length of silk with design of repeating peony pattern in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a green silk satin ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on November 4, 1926

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, early 17th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 31 x 18 cm (12 3/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.179

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles