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Pair of sleeve facings

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Pair of sleeve facings with design of dragons, fish, gates, waves, clouds and flowers embroidered in blue, green, white, red, and black silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread and peacock's feathers on a bright yellow wool flannel ground.

Provenance

Gift from Louis H. Farlow to the MFA, December 29, 1909

Credit Line

Gift of Louis H. Farlow

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1870 to 1879

Object Place

China

Dimensions

44.5 x 18 cm (17 1/2 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.607

Medium or Technique

Wool plain-weave flannel embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread and peacock feathers

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes