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Sleeve facings (one of pair)

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

Provenance

Anonymous Gift (Miss Eleanor Gardiner)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Chinese, Qing dynasty, mid-19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

111.5 x 18.5 cm (43 7/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

40.501

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes