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Blue satin, on which is embroidered with laid work, French knots and couching, a design of water, crabs, a pagoda, under a tree, cranes, etc. Worked with blue, white, green, strong yellow and black silk and 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, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 26 9/16 x 3 1/8 in. (67.5 x 8 cm)

Accession Number

10.57

Medium or Technique

Satin embroidered with colored floss silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes