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Length of silk velvet with design of floral sprays in even rows woven in gold, red, and pale blue silk on a darl green ground.

Provenance

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt, 1950

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, about 1900

Object Place

China

Dimensions

204 x 66.8 cm (80 5/16 x 26 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.1514

Medium or Technique

Silk, voided velvet, cut pile (velvet) on a twill-weave ground with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles