Altar frontal

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1650–75


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 194 x 75cm (76 3/8 x 29 1/2in.)

Accession Number

03.720

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi) with gold metallic threads

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Altar frontal in silk slit tapestry (kesi) with design of three dragons, mountains, waves, clouds gold-wrapped thread and red, green, blue, brown, white and black silk on a dark blue ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on March 10, 1903

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection