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Sleeve facing (one of pair)

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One of a pair of sleeve facings in white silk damask with woven design of key fretwork and clouds and embroidered with narrative scenes from the Chinese opera.

Provenance

Anonymous gift

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Chinese, Qing dynasty, mid-19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

111 x 18 cm (43 11/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

40.502

Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with silk and silk thread wrapped in gilt paper strips

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes