Length of olive green silk satin with design of spray of flowers and leaves in white, brown, blues, green, yellow, orange, red, pink, rose, orchid and gray silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts in imitation of English Spitalfield silk of ca. 1740.
Gift of Mrs. E. Sohier Welch to the MFA on April 7,1932
Gift of Mrs. E. Sohier Welch
Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1730–50
Overall: 52cm (20 1/2in.) Other: 59cm (23 1/4in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave