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Sleeve facing with design of butterflies and peonies in green, blue, violet, brown, yellow, black and white silk embroidery on a black 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 5/8 in. (8.5 x 62.5 cm)

Accession Number

85.23

Medium or Technique

Silk damask with silk embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes