Fragment of silk

Chinese
Qing dynasty
mid-19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 26.5 x 21 cm (10 7/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26.183

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave 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 dark blue silk satin with design of repeating floral arabesque 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