Fragment of silk

Chinese
Qing dynasty
early 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width: 12.5 x 20.5 cm (4 15/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.180b

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of dark blue twill-weave silk with design of floral motifs in green silk floats and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts and background of various Buddhist symbols in gold silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts; pieced.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on November 4, 1926

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection