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Pair of silk sleeve facings

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Pair of sleeve facings with design of flowers and Eight Buddhist symbols embroidered in light and dark blue silk and couched in gold-wrapped thread on a white silk damask ground.

Provenance

Gift of Miss Annie E. Newell to the MFA 1893

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Annie E. Newell

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1880–90

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 28 1/8 x 9 7/16 in. (71.5 x 24 cm)

Accession Number

93.1454

Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with floss silks and couched gold-wrapped threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes