Hanging embroidered panel

Chinese
Qing dynasty
18th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 182.2 x 155.6 cm (71 3/4 x 61 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.137

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk; border of silk plain-weave with silk and gilt paper discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Hanging panel constructed of three chair strips of red silk satin stitched together with design of flowers, butterflies and bats embroidered in polychrome silk; border on four sides of light blue plain-weave silk with floral arabesque pattern in silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Bequest from Miss Ellen Starkey Bates to the MFA, March 1, 1928

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates