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Sleeve facing with design of chrysanthemums, peonies and butterflies embroidered in two shades of blue, green and pink silk and couched gold-wrapped thread on a white silk gauze ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Louis H. Farlow

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1870s

Object Place

China

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

10.58

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze ground embroidered in silk and couched in gold-wrapped thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes