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Sleeve facing with design of spinning maid and goatherd embroidered in polychrome silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread on a white silk satin ground.

Provenance

Anonymous gift to the MFA, June 13, 1940

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1850s

Object Place

China

Dimensions

107.5 x 18 cm (42 5/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

40.495

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk chainstitch, silk floss and couched gold-leafed paper wrapped on core

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes