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Panel of embroidery

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Grayish-white cotton ground with design of five roundels worked with blue cotton in cross stitch in design of stylized bird in central roundel, stylized flowers in the others, border of stylized jars, flowers, clouds, and ribbons around three sides.

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

37.5 x 200 cm (14 3/4 x 78 3/4 in.).

Accession Number

50.771

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave embroidered with cotton yarn

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles