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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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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 18th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

02.402

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles