Two strip fragments

Chinese for the Western market
18th–19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

11.8 x 98 cm (4 5/8 x 38 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: a)--L: 98.0 cm, W: 11.8 cm; b--L: 86 cm, W: 11.3 cm

Accession Number

59.576

Medium or Technique

Silk; Painted, white silk

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Strip fragment, from silk used at Attingham Park, Shropshire, in early 19th C. Drawing room and picture gallery. White silk taffeta, painted with opaque polychrome and silver pigments. Sprigs and bouquets of berries and flowers, sparsely placed in a row. Three sides cut; fourth shows selvedge with green satin stripe and yellow outer stripe.

Provenance

Chinese, for the Western Market.
Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Gift of The Lady Berwick