Fragment of silk

Chinese
Qing dynasty
early 17th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width: 25.5 x 22 cm (10 1/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.176

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with 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 cream silk satin with design of peonies, chrysanthemums and lotus joined with tendrils in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection