Fragment of silk

Chinese
Qing dynasty
early 18th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 19 cm (10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26.182

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave with silk 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 silk satin with design of peonies and leaves in green silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, November 4, 1926

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection