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Blue damask, on which is embroidered with laid work, French knots and couching, a design of a boat, a summer house, bamboo, peonies, and a butterfly. Worked with different shades of blue, white, 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

Overall: 64 x 9 cm (25 3/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.66

Medium or Technique

Damask embroidered with colored floss silks

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes