Fragment of a chair strip

Chinese
first quarter of the 18th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall (Full loom width): 53.2 x 84.9 cm (20 15/16 x 33 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.680

Medium or Technique

Silk compound weave

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Silk panel with archaic pattern of stylized dragons and pictorial scene of two dragons rising out of waves on either side of a mountain. Background grid with stars and hexagons containing ornaments. Side borders of dragons. Mounted on paper and ink inscription “Sung brocade material for an Imperial gown.”

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Barbara Deering Danielson