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Length of silk with design of abstract floral pattern in red, green and blue, created by resist-dyeing, on a yellow-gold silk gauze ground.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Waldo Forbes to the MFA on December 7, 1916

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Waldo Forbes

Korean (Söng-do), Chosôn (Joseon) dynasty, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Korea

Dimensions

176 x 70.5 cm (69 5/16 x 27 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

16.379

Medium or Technique

Silk, dyes; plain-weave gauze, clamp resist-dyed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles