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Length of cream silk twill-weave with design of auspicious Buddhist symbols in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 1, 1893

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 3/16 x 10 3/8 in. (33.5 x 26.4 cm)

Accession Number

93.1043

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-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