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Sleeve facing in blue silk damask with design of flowers, butterflies, gourds and insects embroidered in pink, white, green, brown and violet blue silk and couched with gold thread.

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, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 26 9/16 x 3 15/16 in. (67.5 x 10 cm)

Accession Number

10.54

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes