Panel made from table frontals

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1790s


Object Place: China

Dimensions

75 x 192 cm (29 1/2 x 75 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.401

Medium or Technique

Silk satin ground embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel made from two table frontals with design of dragons, cosmic mountain and wave, bats and flowers embroidered in black, white and blue silk and couched in gold-wrapped thread on a pinkish-red satin ground; a band of green satin with design of floral arabesques couched in gold-wrapped thread is sewn along the top.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, August 8, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection