Fragment of silk

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1880s


Dimensions

Height x width: 72 x 54 cm (28 3/8 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

95.1062

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 silk with design of scattered flowers in light and dark blue, light and dark pink, green, white and black silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a yellow satin ground.

Provenance

Bequest from J.W. Paige to the MFA, April 16, 1895

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige