Hanging tapestry panel

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1650–1700


Dimensions

.550 x .207

Accession Number

RES.33.218

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi) in silk and gold-wrapped thread

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Hanging tapestry (kesi) panel, possibly for private altar, with design of crane on rock and waves and auspicious cloud in white, gray, blue, red, yellow and gold on a pale green ground; dark blue border with scrolling arabesque pattern in gold; border along top with design of rocks and flowers in blue, black tan on a gold ground; white plain-weave cotton panel at top.

Provenance

Anonymous gift to the MFA in 1933

Credit Line

Anonymous gift