Panel of embroidery

Western Chinese
Qing dynasty
1850–1900


Object Place: China

Dimensions

40 x 182 cm (15 3/4 x 71 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.769

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave embroidered with cotton yarns

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Grayish-white cotton ground with design fo five roundels worked with blue cotton in cross stitch in design of stylized flowers in roundel to the right, the design of the other roundels consists of birds, flowers, and animals, border on three sides of stylized birds and flowers.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot