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Sleeve facing

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Sleeve facing with design of flowers and butterflies embroidered in polychrome silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread on a white silk damask ground.

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA, June 13, 1940

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1860 to 1880

Object Place

China

Dimensions

112.5 x 21.3 cm (44 5/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

40.482

Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with silk and gold-leafed wrapped on core thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes