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Pendant for bed

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1890s


Object Place: China

Dimensions

166.1 x 24.9 cm (65 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.111

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread, reverse appliquéd

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pendant for bed, possibly for theater, of pink silk satin with design of basket, peonies, bats and other auspicious symbols embroidered with orange and black silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread, accented with framed mirrors discs; on one end is a border in reverse appliqué of blue satin with an openwork design, through which the pink satin background is visible; edged with black silk satin. See 11.142.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 2, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection