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Two chair covers

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Length of fabric for two chair covers of bright red satin with design of dragons surrounded by bats rising above cosmic mountain and wave pattern embroidered in white, blue, green and pink silk, below which are medallions composed of floral (lotus?) arabesques couched in gold-wrapped thread; above...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, May 8, 1902

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 18th century

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103 x 186 cm (40 9/16 x 73 1/4 in.)

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Silk satin ground embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread; plain-weave linen lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts