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Panel

Chinese
16th century (?)


Object Place: China

Dimensions

85 x 53 cm (33 7/16 x 20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1982.980

Medium or Technique

Silk; weaving

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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.”

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Deering Danielson