Length of silk

Chinese
Ming dynasty
late 16th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width: 44 x 26.5 cm (17 5/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.198

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave ground with silk and silver 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

Length of silk with design of repeating flower and vase motif alternating with empty bowl motif in green silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a dark blue silk twill-weave ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on November 4, 1926

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection