Altar frontal

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1880 to 1899


Object Place: China

Dimensions

93 x 91 cm (36 5/8 x 35 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.106

Medium or Technique

Silk satin ground embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Altar frontal with design of peonies, gourds, bats and butterflies embroidered with polychrome silk on a dark red satin ground; band of grayish-green plain-weave linen sewn along the top edge.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 2, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection