Chair strip

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1880–90


Object Place: China

Dimensions

145.5 x 159 cm (57 5/16 x 62 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.160

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with couched gold-wrapped threads

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular strip of pinkish-red silk satin with design of peonies and bats, corner fretwork motifs surrounding gourd and corner floral motifs surrounding flower couched in gold-wrapped thread; lined with blue cotton.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on July 6, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection