Fragment of silk tapestry (kesi)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
about 1800


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall (a): 14.5 x 21.5 cm (5 11/16 x 8 7/16 in.) Overall (b): 22 x 15 cm (8 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.) Overall (c): 21.5 x 14.5 cm (8 7/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.586c

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi) with gold-wrapped thread

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of silk slit tapestry (kesi) with reddish-orange background and design in polychrome silk and gold-wrapped thread of one of the Eight Daoist Immortals. See 15.586 & 15.585b.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 24, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection