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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.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. E. Sohier Welch to the MFA on April 7,1932

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. E. Sohier Welch

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1730–50

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 52cm (20 1/2in.) Other: 59cm (23 1/4in.)

Accession Number

RES.32.26

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles