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Panel of embroidery

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Panel of blue cotton with design of central floral and bird roundel and borders on each crosswise end with stylized fish, seaweed and crawfish motifs embroidered in white cotton cross-stitch.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot to the MFA on April 13, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

Western Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1850–1900

Object Place

China

Dimensions

43.5 x 82 cm (17 1/8 x 32 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.770

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave embroidered with cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles