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Sleeve facing

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Sleeve facing with design of peonies and other flowers in light and dark blue and white silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching on a black silk damask ground. Shanghai style.

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, 1880–90

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 2 15/16 x 24 7/16 in. (7.5 x 62 cm)

Accession Number

85.24

Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with floss silk and couched gold-wrapped threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes