A bolt of cream silk woven with wide, pale blue silk satin stripes and painted with a continuous meandering band of various flowers and leaves. The pale blue stripes painted in silver with individual flower sprays and black details.
The roll with yellow selvedges; one end cut.
Chinese, circa 1800, made for the western market.
Length: 9.5 m
Width: 75.3 cm
Bolts of painted silk were exported to the west where they were made up into dresses for wealthy ladies.
整塊絲綢飾以各種花朵與綠葉, 繪於淺藍色緞面與米白相間的絲綢上. 許多花朵的細節以銀色描繪出.
長: 9.5 m
寬: 75.3 cm