Hanging

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1873


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 243.8 x 188 cm (96 x 74 in.)

Accession Number

11.128

Medium or Technique

Silk; satin-weave ground with silk and gold metallic thread embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Hanging with design of figures of immortals, phoenix, bats, cranes and flowers in blue, green, yellow, red, pink, black and white silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching on a red silk satin ground.

An inscription in couched gold metallic thread at the center bottom reads: In the 4th year of Tung Chih the grateful pupil Si Tsu Yeung and his wife Siang with their son Kow Chien (Kow Chow, Nen Tai two other children) present this with respects

Inscription

Inscription translated by Mr. Okakura Kakuzo

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on March 2, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection