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Roundel from a Manchu-woman's domestic robe (pao)

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Made of silk; dark blue ground with a design of orchids, and butterflies in green, white, yellow, bright blue, and light red.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, 1870–90

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 13 9/16 in. (33 x 34.4 cm)

Accession Number

02.344

Medium or Technique

Silk tapestry weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes