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Pair of sleeve facings

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Sleeve facings with design of Eight Buddhist symbols embroidered in polychrome silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread on a yellow silk complex gauze ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1870 to1879

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 24 5/8 x 3 15/16 in. (62.5 x 10 cm)

Accession Number

15.567a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze-weave embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes