16th century (?)
Object Place: China
85 x 53 cm (33 7/16 x 20 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Silk panel with archaic pattern of stylized dragons and pictoral scene of two dragons rising out of waves on either side of a mountain. Background grid with stars and hexagons containing ornaments. Side borders of dragons. Mounted on paper and ink inscription “sung brocade material for an imperial gown.”
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Gift of Barbara Deering Danielson