Coverlet top

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1870 to 1889


Object Place: China or Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 68 1/2 x 56 in. (174 x 142.2 cm)

Accession Number

11.173

Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Coverlet top with design of butterflies, peonies and peaches embroidered in shades of blue, white and green silk on a red silk damask ground; piece constructed of three lengths stitched together; probably part of a dowry.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection