Fragment of carpet

Rug

Chinese
Qing dynasty
late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width: 25 3/16 x 16 9/16 in. (64 x 42 cm)

Accession Number

16.302

Medium or Technique

Silk, voided velvet, cut pile on a cotton ground with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of dark blue silk velvet carpet with polychrome silk design of auspicious clouds and border of two rows of interlocking key fret pattern separated by row of sinuous dragons.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA,

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection