Embroidered squares

Chinese
Qing dynasty
late 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 22 cm (8 7/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.176

Medium or Technique

Couched gold-wrapped thread embroidery with colored floss silk accents

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of flowers, stems and leaves, and is worked with pink, white, light and dark green and dull blue silk and gold thread and with couching and French knots.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection