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Length of silk, possibly furnishing fabric, with design of repeating bird (Bird of Happiness?) and flower motif in blue silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a yellow satin ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA April 10, 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1880s

Object Place

China or Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 66 x 47 cm (26 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

97.169

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles