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Sleeve facing with design of chrysanthemums, peonies and butterflies in blues, yellow, green, violet and white silk embroidery on a lavender silk damask ground.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker, from the Estate of Alfred Greenough, to the MFA on April 9, 1885

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1870–80

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 3 3/8 x 24 7/16 in. (8.5 x 62 cm)

Accession Number

85.22

Medium or Technique

Silk damask with silk embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes