Bedcover

Chinese for the Westen market
Qing dynasty
late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 301 x 292.1 cm (118 1/2 x 115 in.)

Accession Number

1976.37

Medium or Technique

Silk satin ground embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Bedcover of red silk satin, embroidered with polychrome silk yarns primarily in satin stitch, with design of central medallion composed of large chrysanthemum blossom surrounded by floral swags and blue and yellow borders, remainder of field has flowers and scrolling vines; outer border has design of repeating floral motifs; red silk lining and silk fringe.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, January 14, 1976

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection