Length of painted silk

Chinese, for export
Qing dynasty
1790s


Object Place: China

Dimensions

65.4 x 71.4 cm (25 3/4 x 28 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.147

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave (rib variation) painted with polychrome tempera

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of white ribbed silk with overall pattern of scattered floral sprigs and narrow vertical bands, each composed on nine colored stripes, encircled by a serpentine leafy stem painted with polychrome tempera colors.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, February 9, 1950

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund