Two strip fragments

Chinese for the Western market
18th–19th century

Object Place: China


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


Medium or Technique

Silk; Painted, white silk

Not On View


Textiles and Fashion Arts



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.


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

Credit Line

Gift of The Lady Berwick