Fragment of silk

Chinese
Qing dynasty
late 16th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width: 20 x 30 cm (7 7/8 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.188

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of reddish-orange silk satin with design of auspicious cloud and dragon motifs in two shades of blue, two shades of brown, yellow and cream silk and 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