Panel of embroidery

Western Chinese
Qing dynasty
1850–1900


Object Place: China

Dimensions

37.5 x 200 cm (14 3/4 x 78 3/4 in.).

Accession Number

50.771

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave embroidered with cotton yarn

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Grayish-white cotton ground with design of five roundels worked with blue cotton in cross stitch in design of stylized bird in central roundel, stylized flowers in the others, border of stylized jars, flowers, clouds, and ribbons around three sides.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot to the MFA on April 13, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot