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Sleeve facing in white silk satin with design of landscapes, houses and mounted hunters; one killing a cat with a spear; the other is shooting with a bow and arrow embroidered in polychrome silk.

Provenance

Gift of Louis H. Farlow to the MFA on March 3, 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Louis H. Farlow

Chinese, Qing dynasty, mid-19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 24 7/16 x 3 15/16 in. (62 x 10 cm)

Accession Number

10.53

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes