Embroidery

Chinese


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall (Full loom width): 455 x 63.5 cm (179 1/8 x 25 in.)

Accession Number

21.254

Medium or Technique

Silk; gauze-weave ground with silk and gilt paper strip embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of silk with design of scrolling floral motif embroidered in light and dark blue, pale gold and brown silk and gilt paper strips on a pale gold gauze ground.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA on March 3, 1921

Credit Line

Gift of William Sturgis Bigelow Collection