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Pair of sleeve facings

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Pair of sleeve facings with design of phoenix, daisies, flowers, bats and meandering hook motif embroidered in blue, pink, yellow, green, black, and white silk and couched with peacock feathers on a blue silk satin ground. The raised bodies of the birds are of paper.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Louis H. Farlow

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1860 to 1879

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 54 x 14.5 cm (21 1/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.608

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and peacock feathers

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes