Length of fabric

Chinese
Song or Yuan dynasty
12th–14th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

59 x 110 cm (23 1/4 x 43 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1999.128

Medium or Technique

Silk samite

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of silk samite fabric with repeating pattern of parallel rows of pink peonies encircled by scrolling foliage in green and blue on a reddish-orange ground; mounted on wood stretcher.

Provenance

Acquired by dealer in 1993; because of its excellent condition, it was probably preserved in the dry climate of Tibet.
Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Marshall H. Gould Fund