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Very pale greenish gray damask, on which is embroidered with French knots and couching, flowers, fruit, a stag, and a crane. Worked with several shades of blue, white, and yellow silk, gold thread, and peacock feathers.

Provenance

Gift of Louis H. Farlow to the MFA March 3, 1910. Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Louis H. Farlow

Chinese, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 24 7/16 x 3 3/4 in. (62 x 9.5 cm)

Accession Number

10.65

Medium or Technique

Damask embroidered with floss silk and couched gold-wrapped threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes