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Piece of silk weaving

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Warp-figured pattern in green and blue silks on ground of white silk plain cloth. Alternating stripes of single flowers and floral sprays in blue, separated by stripes by two shades of green formed of cross-like motifs. Stained, worn, holes. Composed of four fragments. For European market.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of the Plymouth Antiquarian Society

Chinese, 1750–1800

Object Place

China

Dimensions

108.6 x 28.5 cm (42 3/4 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.509

Medium or Technique

Silk figured weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles