Divan cover (kang)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
third quarter 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

12.2 x 137 cm (4 13/16 x 53 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.211

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold-metallic slit tapestry (kesi), painted with ink

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Divan cushion cover of slit tapestry in silk and gold-metallic thread with design of lotus and peony, patterned with ink and color, interlaced with gold-metallic scrolls at center; probably made for the imperial palace.

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, 1895. Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection