Fragments of embroidery (cut from pao)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
late 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 21.5 cm (8 7/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.178

Medium or Technique

Couched gold-wrapped thread embroidery with colored floss silk accents

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A circular medallion of flowers and butterflies embroidered with couching, laid-work and French knots, and with green, dark and light blue, white and various shades of brown silk and gold thread.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 2, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection