Table cover

Chinese
Qing dynasty
18th–19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

92 x 160.7 cm (36 1/4 x 63 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1982.675

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze embroidered with silk

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Table cover, possibly for palace furnishing, of silk gauze ground solidly embroidered in key fretwork pattern in dark and light blue silk, and design of five floral baskets, one in a central medallion and four at each corner, embroidered in polychrome silk; border on four sides with design of flowers over a repeating key fretwork pattern.

Provenance

Gift of Barbara Deering Danielson to the MFA on December 8, 1982

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Deering Danielson