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Damask, on which is embroidered with French knots and couching, a design of flowers, butterflies, fruit, and three scalloped medallions. Worked with gold thread and pink, red, green, blue, and heliotrope silk.

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 9/16 in. (67.5 x 9 cm)

Accession Number

10.61

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles