Fragment of altar frontal

Chinese
Qing dynasty
last quarter 18th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width: 68 x 22.5 cm (26 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.132

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of valance for altar frontal with design of dragons and clouds in blue, green, white, gold and tan silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a red silk satin ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 2, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection