Length of furnishing fabric

Chinese
Kangxi period, Qing dynasty
about 1670


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width: 73 1/4 x 26 3/8 in. (186 x 67 cm)

Accession Number

2010.224

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with discontinuous weft patterning

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Blue silk panel with large scale blue, yellow, green, and pink lotus blossoms and chrysanthemums. Border at top and bottom with meandering vine between rows with Greek key motif. Full loom width with two selvedges.

Provenance

1970s, purchased by Michael Franses of The Textile Gallery, London, from an anonymous London dealer; March 16, 2005, purchased from the Textile Gallery by Mr. and Mrs. Leo and Gabriella Beranek, Cambridge, MA; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Beranek to the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Gabriella Beranek