Pair of sleeve facings

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1870 to 1879


Object Place: China

Dimensions

44.5 x 18 cm (17 1/2 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.607

Medium or Technique

Wool plain-weave flannel embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread and peacock feathers

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of sleeve facings with design of dragons, fish, gates, waves, clouds and flowers embroidered in blue, green, white, red, and black silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread and peacock’s feathers on a bright yellow wool flannel ground.

Provenance

Gift from Louis H. Farlow to the MFA, December 29, 1909

Credit Line

Gift of Louis H. Farlow