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Length of silk velvet with design of stylized peonies and other flowers created by voided and cut pile with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a pink silk ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 25, 1900

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese or Japanese, Qing dynasty, 1880s

Object Place

China or Japan

Dimensions

44.5 x 68 cm (17 1/2 x 26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.613

Medium or Technique

Silk, voided and cut pile (velvet)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles