Fragment of silk

Chinese
Qing dynasty
18th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 9.5 cm (4 5/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

09.147

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of silk with design of peach and “precious things” motifs in light green, yellow and white silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a dark brown silk ground.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor in Japan; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 9, 1909

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection