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Sleeve facing (one of pair)

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Sleeve facing with design of figures in garden embroidered with polychrome silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread on a white silk satin ground; trimmed with light blue and purple satin. One of pair with 41.826.

Provenance

Anonymous gift to the MFA, December 11, 1941

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1880s

Object Place

China

Dimensions

111 x 10.5 cm (43 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

41.839

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk floss and couched with gold-leafed paper wrapped on core embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes