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Panel of silk velvet

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Panel of orange velvet with design of floral sprays in dark purple, pale green and pink discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts; border on four sides of dark blue satin with design of floral arabesque in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp to the MFA in 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp

Chinese, 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 68.5 x 26.5 cm (26 15/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.50.22

Medium or Technique

Silk, cut-pile, voided (velvet) on a twill-weave ground with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave; border: silk satin with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles