Panel of silk embroidery

Chinese for export
Qing dynasty
1770–90


Object Place: China (for the export market)

Dimensions

74.5 cm (29 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.983

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel of ivory silk satin with design of vertically oriented blue ribbons and floral bouquets in pink, yellow and green silk embroidery; originally made into a dress, later radically restyled.

Provenance

Gift of Virginia Slade Murphy in memory of Prescott Slade to the MFA on

Credit Line

Gift of Virginia Slade Murphy in memory of Prescott Slade