Chair panel

Chinese
Qing dynasty
first quarter 18th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

54.6 x 172.5 cm (21 1/2 x 67 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.95

Medium or Technique

Silk cut pile (velvet) on satin-weave ground with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Chair seat cover of reddish-orange silk velvet with design of dragons, chrysanthemum, pair of shishi lions, auspicious clouds and symbols with a border of repeating mythical spotted unicorn (quilin) in voided velvet and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts; plain-weave cotton backing.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 7, 1924

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection