Pair of sleeve facings

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1870 to1879


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width: 24 5/8 x 3 15/16 in. (62.5 x 10 cm)

Accession Number

15.567a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze-weave embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sleeve facings with design of Eight Buddhist symbols embroidered in polychrome silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread on a yellow silk complex gauze ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection